Hofstra University

Out of Control Suburbs? Comparing Respresentations of Order, Disorder and Sprawl Comments

National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra and the Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network presents a symposium Out of Control Suburbs? Comparing Representations of Order, Disorder and Sprawl on Thursday and Friday, June 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the Mack Student Center.

The Network’s second symposium considers the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global. Where are the margins of suburbia and do they represent order, disorder or nostalgia? How is sprawl defined -- as organic social process or negative cultural impact? And how is it experienced by diverse communities and individuals? What are the aesthetics of order and sprawl? How do representations of suburban sprawl and disorder converge or diverge between the Global South and North -- and within the Global North?

Date/Time:  Thursday and Friday, June 27 and 28, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location:  Multipurpose Room, Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus

Admission: Fee (Free for Hofstra students and faculty)

This event is NOT open to the public

 

For more information, please contact Ina Katz at 516-463-9939  or click here.

 

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Categories:

Location:

Student Center - Sondra and David S. Mack
Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Ina Katz
Phone: 516-463-9939
Website: Click to Visit

S M T W T F S
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30      
english
Submit Your Hofstra Event
Parking Notice
Hofstra University is pleased to have the public join us for some of our on-campus events, which are held for the benefit of our students. Please be aware, when attending events during the school year, when classes are in session, parking is often limited on South Campus to faculty and students. There is additional parking available on North Campus, approximately a 10-minute walk from Adams Playhouse, through the Student Center and over the unispan. Thank you for your cooperation.
Featured Events
Theme: