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Book Launch: Lucas Kirkpatrick, "Reinventing Detroit"

November 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Book Launch: Lucas Kirkpatrick, “Reinventing Detroit”

On November 17, we will celebrate the launch of the new book, Reinventing Detroit: The Politics of Possibility, by Transaction Publishers. Co-editor Lucas Kirkpatrick, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Southern Methodist University and Michigan Society of Fellows alumnus, will introduce the book and moderate a panel of contributors. Copies of the book will be available for sale for $32. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan.

Panelists will include Margaret Dewar, David Fasenfest, John Gallagher, and Matthieu Hikaru Desan. Margaret Dewar is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning and coauthor of The City After Abandonment (2012). David Fasenfest is Associate Professor of Sociology and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University and current editor of the journal Critical Sociology. John Gallagher is a journalist at the Detroit Free Press and author of two recent books on Detroit: Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City (2010) and Revolution Detroit: Strategies for Urban Reinvention (2013). Matthieu Hikaru Desan is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Michigan.


This book launch is a Detroit School Series event. For more on the Detroit School series, please click here


November 17, 2015
6:00 pm