Atlanta Studies Symposium

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday April 9, 2019
      8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: The Historic Academy of Medicine 875 West Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30309
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Contact

If you have any further questions about the event (including any accessibility needs), please contact atlantastudiessymposium@gmail.com.

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This year's Atlanta Studies Symposium has the theme, "Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City."

Full Summary: This year's Atlanta Studies Symposium has the theme, "Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City."

Please join us on April 9, 2019 for the seventh annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, which will be hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology and held at the Academy of Medicine (875 West Peachtree St., NW). In keeping with this year’s theme, “Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City,” the symposium will bring together scholars from across the region to discuss Atlanta’s role in climate mitigation, and how Atlanta might respond to coming challenges. The symposium will also feature keynote addresses from J. Marshall Shepherd (University of Georgia) and Bartow Elmore (Ohio State University). See the full schedule of presentations. 

The Atlanta Studies Symposium is free and open to the public, however, we request that you register in advance so that we can accurately gauge seating and food needs.

Sponsors of this year’s symposium include the School of City and Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaEmory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship and the Emory Writing Program, the Urban Studies Institute and the Department of History at Georgia State University, and the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center
 

For more information about Atlanta Studies, click here.

Additional Information

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School of City & Regional Planning

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Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Conference/Symposium
Keywords
Atlanta Studies, atlanta studies symposium
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  • Created On: Oct 30, 2018 - 12:05pm
  • Last Updated: Mar 19, 2019 - 12:12pm