Category Archive: Academic Institutions

Why a Museum of the Future now, in Mexico

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This is a guest post from Kate Balug, an artist and producer of cultural urban projects. Her current research includes an examination of critical imagination as a tool to redefine urban paradigms, intervention… Continue reading

Intercultural Planning and Cultural Competency

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This is a guest post by Ian Adelman, a graduate student in urban planning at Tufts University. On April 6th I participated in the “Skill Building for the Intercultural Planner: A Cultural Competency… Continue reading

Who We’re Listening To…Caesar McDowell and the Intelligent, Equitable City

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Not too long ago, at a forum sponsored by the National Building Museum, the Rockefeller Foundation, and IBM on “Intelligent Cities,” Caesar McDowell delivered a presentation touching on three projected trends of future global… Continue reading

Call for Papers: Design Ethnography : Ethnographic Design

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American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 14-18, 2012 Organizers: Maria Lucia Vidart (Rice University) and Zakcq Lockrem (Social Agency Lab) Discussant: Keith Murphy (University of California-Irvine) In recent years, anthropologists… Continue reading

Queer Planning Literature: The Short List

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A few weeks ago, a friend asked me for a list of articles on “queer planning” to integrate into his artwork.  I slapped something together and thought it worth sharing here.  This isn’t… Continue reading

Closing Keynote Panel: Making It Real – Bridging Theory and Practice

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… Continue reading