Program 2012-2013

Fall 2012
70 Years Later: Japanese Canadians and the Urban Legacy of War


September 20: Destination Vancouver: Labour Migration and the Development of Powell Street
Audrey Kobayashi 
Queens University 
This talk is co-sponsored by the Lansdowne Lecture Series in the Geography Department.

October 18: Suspect Properties: The Vancouver Origins of the Decision to Liquidate Japanese-Canadian Real Estate
Jordan Stanger-Ross 
University of Victoria

November 8: Lansdowne Lecture: Why Don't American Cities Burn?
Michael Katz 
University of Pennsylvania

November 22: My Road to Nagasaki Goes Through Nanking — Thoughts from a Work in Progress
Joy Kogawa


Spring 2013
Making Cities Healthier: It's Not About Health Care!


January 24: Healthy Cities: Past, Present and Future
Trevor Hancock 
University of Victoria


February 28: Making Healthy & Equitable City Planning Work: Lessons from Three Continents
Jason Corburn 
University of California, Berkeley


March 21: The Challenge of Improving Urban Health Equity Globally
Sharon Friel 
Australian National University