Inspired by the Undesign the Redline exhibit, the Researchfest is a day-long series of presentations on Friday, March 3 by researchers who imagine a future beyond inequality.
Open to the public.
10:00am – Welcome refreshments; 10:30am – Rigged Cities! Healing from demolition, displacement, disinvestment, with community organizers Terri Baltimore (Hill House,Association, Pittsburgh) and Denys Candy (Jandon Center for Community Engagement) tell the story of Find the Rivers!, a decade – long initiative to transform how residents saw their roles in re-making their neighborhood and Pittsburgh’s future.
2 pm Food Access and Us – SWG 230 students present on the efforts to undesign food deserts in Springfield and Holyoke (See: Student Research)
3:15 pm Sanitized Citizenship, Black Vitality, and the Politics of Futurity in Philadelphia, salon with Professor J.T.Roane, McPherson/Eveillard Postdoctoral Fellow. Read the blog post on “Locating Black Queer Pasts” for a preview.
4:30 pm Work it Out – Hands-on community mapping workshop @ the Spatial Analysis Lab. For the full schedule visit: sophia.smith.edu/undesign