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Friday Forum for Graduate Research: Claudia Lopez

April 15, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Humanities 1, Room 202


Claudia Lopez

“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


April 15, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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