Convention of the International Studies Association


A month ago I attended the International Studies Association Convention which was held in downtown New Orleans from February 18 – 21. I was able to make it to panels every day. The first one I attended was “hurricane Katrina, Ten Years After: Life and Security Revisited”. During this panel focus was on low-income housing before and after Katrina, the reliance on philanthropy to rebuild the city and the dramatic changes in the school systems as most schools transitioned to a charter school style.

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FACTS: French Ameri-Can Climate TalkS

Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be hosted by France in December 2015 (COP 21-Paris Climate 2015), FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks) is an event organized by the Embassies of France in both Canada and the United States.

Event Date: 
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
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2014 Law & Development Conference


The Law and Development Institute holds its fifth annual law and development conference on 26 June, 2014, at the University of Manchester, U.K. (Samuel Alexander Theatre, Samuel Alexander Building).

The theme of the conference is the “New Direction for Law and Development Studies”. The conference will discuss the development of law and development, the necessity for new directions and approaches, and the need to improve the capacity of law and development studies in developing countries.

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MicroFest USA: New Orleans Conference Recap


Thanks to the generosity of PGSA, I attended several sessions of “MicroFest USA: New Orleans”, the 3rd leg of a 4-city conference series put on by the Network of Ensemble Theaters.  The MicroFest USA: Revitalize, Reconnect, Renew series is exploring the impact of art on communities and advocating for creative placemaking – the shaping of public spaces around arts and cultural practices for added social value.  The goals of the series are to document

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