FES Critical Urban Planning Workshop

Tuesday 12 November 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
York University - TD Community Engagement Centre
York University TD Community Engagement Centre
1 York Gate Boulevard, Toronto, ON M3N 3A1
Lorna Schwartzentruber
416-736-2100 x 20320

Do you have an interest in environmental justice concerns in the Black Creek Community?  Do you want to sit in on a graduate level workshop to learn more, test out your interest, and give yourself more tools for your own activism? 

Community members are welcome to join as much of this course as they would like throughout the term and participate at the level comfortable.  It might be attending a specific lecture or presentation, or joining the class each week.  Please click here for more details.

For more information please contact Lorna Schwartzentruber (lornas@yorku.ca) 416-736-2100 x 20349.


Class Agenda: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Mapping Readings:

Nancey Green Leigh & Sarah L. Coffin (2000) “How Many Brownfields Are There? Building an Industrial Legacy Database” Journal of Urban Technology 7(13): 1-18.

Andil Gosine and Cheryl Teelucksingh (2008) Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada: An Introduction (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications Limited), chapter 3: “Geographic information systems in environmental justice: Tools for social change”, pp. 63-88.

Edward W. Soja (2003) “Tales of a geographer-planner”, in Barbara Eckstein and James A Thogmorton (eds.) Story of Sustainablity: Planning, Practice and Possibility for American Cities Cambridge: The MIT Press), pp. 207-224

Nadia Amoroso (2010) The Exposed City: Mapping the Urban Invisibilities (London: Routledge), chapter 4: “The map-art: The works of James Corner”. Pp. 93-114