Program 2010-2011

Fall 2010
Identity and Urban Politics in the Pacific Northwest

September 16: The Legacies of Colonization: Apartheid in Small Town BC
A film screening and discussion
Leonie Sandercock
University of British Columbia

October 21: Getting the Indians Out of Town: Race and Space in Victoria’s History
John Lutz
University of Victoria

November 24: The Queen City Comes Out: An Historical Geography of Gay Seattle
Michael Brown
University of Washington


Spring 2011
Urban Activism and the Right to the City


January 20: Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow
Nicholas Blomley
Simon Fraser University 

February 17: City, Nation, and Empire: The Urban Texture of Montreal's 1960s
Sean Mills
University of Toronto

March 24: How Political Are Streets?
Judith Garber
University of Alberta