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SPECIAL TRACKS: Burd Track on Media & Urban Life | Urban Issues in Asia & the Pacific Rim ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 43rd Annual Meeting CommitteesUAA Governing BoardUAA Executive Office Staff

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Friday, April 5 • 9:15am - 10:35am
Friday - Case Studies of Media and Urban Crisis [BURD TRACK ON MEDIA & URBAN LIFE]

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Moderator: James DeFilippis (Rutgers University)

  • Sport Media and Urban Life: Narratives from New Orleans
    Casey Knoettgen (University of New Orleans)
  • Media and the Making of Urban Housing Markets: A Cultural Economy Approach
    Susan Moore (University College London), Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Detroit: From the Poster Child of Decline to the Poster Child of DIY?
    Laura Crommelin (University of New South Wales)

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Laura Crommelin

Research Associate, City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales
My research interests cover a range of current trends in post-industrial cities, including urban revitalisation and renewal, housing affordability, place branding, place-making and DIY urban revitalisation practices.

Casey Knoettgen

University of New Orleans
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Susan Moore

Lecturer in Urban Development and Planning, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London


Scott Rodgers

Lecturer in Media Theory, Birkbeck, University of London
I usually describe my research as a fusion of media theory and urban theory, in that it seeks to address the nature of urban social and political life in an increasingly mediated world. The trajectory I’ve taken to get to this point has been interdisciplinary and full of accidents, taking in media and cultural theory, urban sociology, human geography, science and technology studies, urban planning and political theory. My most developed area of... Read More →


James DeFilippis

Rutgers University

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
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