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Workshop: Infrastructure & Emergency Powers

Workshop: Infrastructure & Emergency Powers

In a collaboration with the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University and Louise Seamster at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, this conversation will take on some of the issues presented in the Thursday evening Emergency Management panel in Detroit, considering Emergency Management as not only a local but also a national project, which engages with systems of infrastructure, government, and culture at multiple scales. 

Schedule

9:30 Coffee

10:00 EMERGENCIES
Curt Guyette, ACLU of Michigan
Tom Stephens, Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management
Juanita Henry, Benton Harbor City Commissioner

10:30 Discussion

11:15 HISTORIES 
June Manning Thomas, The University of Michigan Taubman College
Peter Hammer, Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Wayne State School of Law
Dana Kornberg, The University of Michigan

11:45 Discussion

2:00 SYSTEMS
The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University
Danielle Purifoy, Duke University
Tawana Petty, Petty Propolis

2:30 Discussion

3:15 Full Group Discussion

4:00 Conclusion

The events are co-sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan and the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University. Image Courtesy of the Overpass Light Brigade.

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