Events

Sarah Turner

Friday, February 8, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Sarah Turner Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Contesting Vietnam’s modernity plans: Slow mobilities and informal strategies on Hanoi’s streets. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s central government and Hanoi’s municipal authorities are currently conceiving a capital city replete […]

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Geoff Mann

Friday, January 18, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Geoff Mann Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Permanent Emergency Arendt once wrote that “all rulership has its original and its most legitimate source in man’s wish to emancipate himself from life’s necessity, and men achieved such liberation […]

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Nancy Worth

Friday, November 23, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Nancy Worth Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Boomeranging home: understanding why millennials live with parents in Toronto, Canada This talk examines young adults’ experiences of living at home with their parents in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). […]

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Ted Rutland

Friday, November 16, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Ted Rutland Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Displacing Blackness: Planning, Power, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax Urban planning has long been seen as a way of improving human life through spatial means. But what if planning’s […]

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Damaris Rose

Friday, November 2, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Damaris Rose Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Finding housing for refugee newcomers in Canadian cities: the experiences of Resettlement Assistance Program workers during the 2015-16 Syrian resettlement operation The federal government’s Syrian refugee resettlement initiative was […]

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Junfeng Jiao

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Junfeng Jiao Sidney Smith Hall, Room SS5017 | 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3G3 (map) Transit Deserts USA—Lessons from 52 Major Cities Transit Deserts (originated by the Dr. Jiao) describe urban neighborhoods where there are gaps in transit demand and supply. Using publicly available […]

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CAGONT PLENARY

Friday, October 19, 2018 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Urbanism in a Time of Turmoil Alumni Hall, Victoria College | 91 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5 (map) Alexandra Flynn (University of Toronto) Kanishka Goonewardena (University of Toronto) Suzanne Narain (University of Toronto / Jane Finch Action Against Poverty) Alan Walks (University of […]

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