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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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Thursday, April 4 • 9:15am - 10:35am
Thursday - Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies

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Moderator: Barbara Ferman (Temple University)

  • Connecting Newark's Arts & Cultural Districts: A Vision Plan for the Lincoln Park Neighborhood and the Halsey Street Arts Corridor
    Brian Engelmann (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Te-Sheng Huang (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Shopping on Hip Street: Neighborhood Identity in Brooklyn and Portland
    Sara Martucci (Graduate Center, City University of New York)
  • Smart Philanthropy, Strategic Targeting, and New (?) Processes of Neighborhood Change
    Michael Webb (Center for Urban and Regional Analysis)
  • Austin City Limits: Class and the Queering of a Black Chicago Church
    Jackson Bartlett (Northwestern University)
  • Building the 21st Century City: Inclusion, Innovation and more than a Decade of Faith-Based Initiatives
    Malissa Geer (University of Illinois at Chicago)

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Jackson Christopher Bartlett

Doctoral Student, Northwestern University
My research is guided by the question of the ongoing significance of race in the neoliberal restructuring of US cities. More specifically, this paper deals with the individualization of responsibility for neighborhood systems, an individualization that reflects broader shifts in urban governance whereby responsibility is passed down to the neighborhood or block level and democratic systems are eroded and pass authority up to centralized... Read More →

Brian Engelmann

New Jersey Institute of Technology
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Malissa Geer

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Sara Martucci

City University of New York, Graduate Center
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Michael Webb

Research Associate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Neighborhood revitalization, gentrification, community economic development, urban governance


Te-Sheng Huang

PhD Candidate, New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Barbara Ferman

Professor, Temple University
Born and raised in Brooklyn (which is still the 4th largest city!), I had an early education about urban areas that was shaped by some very practical activities – turning empty lots into playgrounds, keeping the hand ball court for hours, dodging traffic, and learning the subway lines. Over the years, this practical education morphed into a concern with issues of housing and community development, neighborhood politics and community... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am
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