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27
Oct

GLOBAL URBAN POVERTY Spring 2015

You are invited to preview my Syllabus for the Spring 2015 course — GLOBAL URBAN POVERTY — a graduate offering in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania:  This course will meet on Mondays, 9am-12noon. [Schedule Note: The first class meeting will be on Wednesday, January 14, 2015; and, the class will not meet on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 19, 2015.]

As this syllabus is always being revised in light of the latest research and global developments, comments and suggestions — particularly from prospective students — will be warmly welcomed and appreciated.  Please note: This course, sponsored by PennDesign for graduate students in the Master’s degree program in City Planning (MCP), is open to graduate students across the University of Pennsylvania. Serious undergraduates may enroll with course faculty permission.

For more information about the course, please write to me at: ATLamas@sas.upenn.edu

Warmly,

Andy Lamas (Faculty Bio)

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25
Aug

LIBERATION & OWNERSHIP Fall 2013

Course Announcement

ATL URBS 480 Course Advertisement FALL 2013-3 (1)revised 08-14-2013

20
Aug

Bread and Roses. Tortillas and Sunflowers, Too.

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY 2013:
Week Four Documentary

This short film (34:29) — Bread and Roses. Tortillas and Sunflowers, Too — documents highlights of the fourth and final week (July 22-26, 2013) of the second annual Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania. 

19
Aug

Cracks in the Walls

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY 2013:
Week Three Documentary

This short film (25:11) — Cracks in the Walls — documents highlights of the third week (July 15-19, 2013) of the second annual Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania.

19
Aug

Waltzing With Eyes on the Hand of Privilege

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY 2013:
THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED Workshop (Video 3 of 3)

This short film (7:25) — Waltzing With Eyes on the Hand of Privilege — documents highlights of the third day of our three-day THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED workshop held during the second week (July 8-12, 2013) of the second annual Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania.

19
Aug

Contradictions: Overcoming the Myth of Sisyphus and Pushing for Social Justice

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY 2013:
THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED Workshop (Video 2 of 3)

This short film (20:04) — Contradictions: Overcoming the Myth of Sisyphus and Pushing for Social Justice — documents highlights of the second day of our three-day THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED workshop held during the second week (July 8-12, 2013) of the second annual Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania.

19
Aug

What’s Going On?

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY 2013:
THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED Workshop [Video 1 of 3)

This short film (11:25) — What’s Going On? — documents highlights of the first day of our three-day THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED workshop held during the second week (July 8-12, 2013) of the second annual Social Justice Research Academy at the University of Pennsylvania.

27
Jun

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY Syllabus 2013

The second annual Social Justice Research Academy was held at the University of Pennsylvania during July 2013. High school students from across the USA and from China, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, Spain, Canada, Singapore, and El Salvador will be participating in our intensive and critical program of classes, site visits, and activities. The syllabus for this year’s program is available here for your review.

Please direct any questions and comments to me at: ATLamas@sas.upenn.edu

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY Syllabus OFFICIAL VERSIONj 2013 rev. 08-19-2013

27
Aug

Social Justice Research Academy 2012

We are very pleased to announce that the Social Justice Research Academy was successfully launched this summer at the University of Pennsylvania. Designed for high school students from around the world, the full-time, month-long, residential program is to be offered here at Penn every July. The Academy brings students together with Penn faculty and other scholars and activists to examine the historical importance and the contemporary relevance of struggles to overcome inequality and injustice.

During July 2012, we held our inaugural, month-long program with 32 students from around the USA and from Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Russia, South Korea, China, and the United Kingdom. For more information about our 2012 Academy, please read my Syllabus (attached below).

SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH ACADEMY 2012 Syllabus

17
Mar

Women, Water, and the World