Environmental Racism Lecture at Denison
Date of Event: February 5, 2009
Posted: January 22, 2009 / Last Updated: January 30, 2009
David Rusk, an expert in urban environments, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, at Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Rusk has lectured on urban problems in England; Berlin, Stuttgart, and Frankfurt, Germany; and in Toronto and Victoria, Canada. In 1997 he served as an advisor to the government of South Africa on metropolitan governance in Johannesburg, Capetown, and Durban. He was a visiting professor at the University of Amsterdam and Delft Technical University in The Netherlands.
Rusk’s most recent book, “Inside Game/Outside Game,” was noted by the Government Finance Review as, “a must-read for all practicing local government officials, elected or appointed, working in a metropolitan area.”
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — David Rusk speaks on environmental racism at 4:30 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 5, at Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. Contact: 740-587-6206.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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