“Can Camden Come Back,” Upcoming Roundtable Session

The Urban Affairs Association will hold its annual research meeting in Pittsburgh from April 18-21.  There will be a roundable session organized by CURE on April 20th at 2:05pm, “Can Camden Come Back.”  Paul Jargowsky will be the moderator, and the panel will feature Howard F. Gillette, Professor Emeritus at Rutgers-Camden; Anthony Perno, President, Cooper’s Ferry Development Association; and Gwendolyn Harris, Executive Director, Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs.  UAA is the premier interdisciplinary organization of urban scholars in the US. 

Seminar: Patrick Sharkey, NYU, March 21, at 12:20 p.m.

The Center for Urban Research and Education is pleased to announce a seminar presentation by Patrick Sharkey, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Sociology and Wagner School of Public Service at NYU.

The title of the talk is “Thinking in Generations: The Persistence of Neighborhood Inequality and The Implications for Urban Policy.”

Sharkey is the author of the forthcoming book from the University of Chicago Press, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality. The seminar will be held in Armitage Faculty Lounge (third floor) at 12:20pm.