Civic Imaginaries: Urban Commons

University Liberal Arts: University Lecture Program

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

UTransLab Civic Imaginaries

Spring 2019

Taught By: Eduardo Staszowski

Section: A

CRN: 4220

Credits: 3

This course studies the city as a space for sharing resources and for social mobilizing through readings and project work. The first half of the course engages with the potential for pursuing social justice within urban settings. Class readings engage with questions of wealth, race and inequality, with a particular focus on New York City. In the latter half of the course students pursue a project, based on an imaginary or real example of the urban commons. An imaginary example considers ways to reconfigure the city, so that it better serves its citzens. A real example describes an existing initative that seeks to create an urban commons. The course concludes with student presentations on these projects.

The course will be open to students across the University and is part of the University's transdisciplinary initiative. Please email staszowe@newschool.edu with any questions.

College: University Liberal Arts (UL)

Department: University Lecture Program (ULIB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 24

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:06pm 9/21/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 602

Date Range: 1/23/2019 - 5/8/2019