December 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title To Be Advised
Rebeca Wong P&S Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities - University of Texas, Sealy Center on Aging
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
January 24, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Daniel Aldana Cohen Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Description: Ashley Dawson, author of Extinction: A Radical History, will speak about his newest book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. Penn Sociologist Daniel Aldana Cohen, director of the Superstorm Research Lab and co-host of the climate politics podcast Hot & Bothered, will provide a response and conduct a conversation with Dawson about the environmental impacts of urbanization and gentrification, the increasing menace of urban flooding, and the emerging urban movements fighting for better forms of city living. Book signing to follow.