David W. Roth and Robert H. Symonds Memorial Lecture
At the Limits of the Urban: Racial Banishment and the Contemporary American Metropolis
Ananya Roy is Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare, and Geography and The Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Inequality and Democracy at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is inaugural Director of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA, which promotes research and scholarship concerned with displacement and dispossession. Ananya’s authored and edited books include City Requiem, Calcutta: Gender and the Politics of Poverty; Urban Informality: Transnational Perspectives from the Middle East, South, Asia, and Latin America; Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development; Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global; Territories of Poverty: Rethinking North and South; and most recently, Encountering Poverty: Thinking and Acting in an Unequal World. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching recognition that the University of California, Berkeley bestows on its faculty.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:30 PM
Hastings Hall is located in the basement of Paul Rudolph Hall, 180 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. to the general public.