Graduate Student & Alumni Conference on Latin America 2016

April 27th, 2016 | The New School, New York

gradconference2016 posterphoto xsThe Observatory on Latin America invites you to  the Third Annual New School Graduate Student & Alumni Conference on Latin America!

The conference aims to showcase exemplary graduate student and alumni work that responds to critical questions related to Latin America in order to inspire dialogue between students and alumni across The New School. The speakers were selected among a pool of applicants as their work best demonstrates advanced research and understanding. 

A special thank you to the jury:

Alexandra Delano
Assistant Professor of Global Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts; co-director of the Zolberg Institute for Migration and Mobility, New School for Social Research (NSSR)

Margarita Gutman
Associate Professor of Urban Studies and International Affairs, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy; School of Undergraduate Studies (SUS), New School for Public Engagement (NSPE)


Quilian Riano
Assistant Professor, School of Design Strategies (SDS), Parsons School of Design

Raúl Rubio
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies; Chair of Foreign Languages, School of Undergraduate Studies, New School for Public Engagement (NSPE)

 

Wednesday April 27th, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

66 West 12th Street, Orozco Room, 7th Floor

The New SchoolNew York, NY
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The event will be in English and is, free and open to the public
Seating is limited, reservations are required
RSVP by April 25th at olagradconference.eventbrite.com

 

Program Schedule
 
9:30am - 10:00am
WELCOMING REMARKS

Raúl Rubio
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies; Chair of Foreign Languages, School of Undergraduate Studies, New School for Public Engagement (NSPE)


 
10:00am - 11:45am
Panel 1: POSSIBLE FUTURES OF INFRASTRUCTURES

Chair
Alexandra Delano

Assistant Professor of Global Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts; co-director of the Zolberg Institute for Migration and Mobility, New School for Social Research (NSSR)


Cities: to whom, by whom? The Minhocão elevated highway case study
São Paulo, Brazil
Laura Belik
MA Design Studies, ADHT, Parsons


We are not participants, we are system makers: framing participation as infrastructure
Guadalajara, Mexico
David López
Public and Urban Policy Doctoral Program, Milano, NSPE

Upstream/Winward-Downstream/Leeward
Río Bani, Dominican Republic
Nelson de Jesús Ubri
BFA Architecture alum, SCE, Parsons

Public Space "Lost and Found": policy, planning and community in "Safer Hoods"
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Cristina Handal González
Public and Urban Policy Doctoral Program, Milano, NSPE
 

11:45am - 12:00am
BREAK


12:00am - 1:30pm
Panel 2: THE COMPLEX LIFE OF URBAN POLICIES

Chair
Margarita Gutman
Associate Professor of Urban Studies and International Affairs, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy; School of Undergraduate Studies (SUS), New School for Public Engagement (NSPE)

Imagining an inclusive future with equal opportunities in Argentina. Roof, Land and Labor: PROCREAR BICENTENARIO
Argentina
Patricio Schimgelow
SUS alum, NSPE

The Political Economy of Sustainability and Urban Form: Bogota´s Land-use plans
Bogotá, Colombia
Martha Susana Jaimes
Public and Urban Policy Doctoral Program, Milano, NSPE
 
 

1:30pm – 2:15pm
LUNCH BREAK
 


2:15pm - 2:30pm
DEAN REMARKS

Michelle DePass
Dean, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy, NSPE
 
 
2:30pm - 4:15pm
Panel 3: DESIGN & PROCESSES

Chair
Quilian Riano

Assistant Professor, School of Design Strategies (SDS), Parsons School of Design


Urban Pedagogies as a practice of the Right to the City in Brasilia: understanding the past and present to change the future
Brasilia, Brazil
Mariana Bomtempo
MS Design & Urban Ecologies, SDS, Parsons

Participatory Community Engagement: Best Practices from 20+ years in Nicaragua
Tipitapa, Nicaragua
Ann Garvin
MA International Affairs alum, Milano, NSPE

Ilha Grande and interactive documentary for Social Impact
Ilha Grande, Brazil
Ella Colley
MA International Affairs, Milano, NSPE  
 

 

Thank you for joining us at the Graduate Student & Alumni Conference on Latin America! 

This event is possible thanks to the generous support of the Julien J Studley Foundation

The conference aims to showcase exemplary graduate student and alumni work that responds to critical questions related to Latin America in order to inspire dialogue between students and alumni across The New School.

The speakers were selected among a pool of applicants as their work best demonstrates advanced research and understanding. 

 

This program is supported by the JULIEN J. STUDLEY FOUNDATION


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