“Contesting ‘Double Displacement’: Rural displaces Persons, informal Settlements, and the ‘Medellin Miracle'”
This presentation examines the Comuna 8, a sector of the city of Medellin resisting displacement by urban renewal. I highlight a historic voting process in 2014, lead by a committee of displaced persons, to contest the implementation of the redeveloped plan.
Friday Forum Spring 2016 Schedule
Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 202
A weekly interdisciplinary colloquium series for sharing graduate research across the humanities. Join us for light refreshments and weekly presentations by your fellow graduate students.
April 8th- Andrew Woods, Politics
April 15th- Claudia Lopez, Sociology
April 22nd- Jordan Reznick, HAVC
April 29th- Erin McElroy- Feminist Studies
May 6th- Raul Tadle- Economics
May 13th- Cathy Thomas, Literature
May 20th- Trung Nguyen, History of Consciousness
May 27th- Rebecca Ora, Film of Digital Media
June 3rd- Veronica Zablotsky, Feminist Studies