October 2017
October 24, 2017 ▪ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

After-Effects of the High Line

October 24, 2017 ▪ 6:30 pm

To mark the publication of Deconstructing the High Line: Postindustrial Urbanism and the Rise of the Elevated Park (Rutgers University Press), the Urban Democracy Lab at NYU is hosting a panel discussion with the book’s co-editors, cultural theorist Christoph Lindner (University of Oregon) and urban geographer Brian Rosa (Queens College/CUNY Graduate Center), along with sociologist Julia Rothenberg (Queensborough Community College). Exploring the after-effects of the High Line—both in New York City and beyond—these three urbanists will lead a discussion on the consequences, implications, reverberations, and distortions…

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November 2017
November 6, 2017 ▪ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The City is the Factory: A Conversation

November 6, 2017 ▪ 12:30 pm

Urban public spaces, from the streets and squares of Buenos Aires to Zuccotti Park in New York City, have become the emblematic sites of contentious politics in the twenty-first century. This resurgent politics of the square is itself part of a broader shift in the primary locations and targets of popular protest from the workplace to the city. This shift is due to an array of intersecting developments: the concentration of people, profit, and social inequality in growing urban areas;…

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