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PodcastPodcastPodcasts of GCI Seminars

These podcasts are large mp3 files,
so may take a few minutes to download.

Academy and Society: The Research University and Contemporary Social Strategies

GaffikinMay 19, 2009
Frank Gaffikin




Download podcast (73MB mp3 file)

The Role of Race in Illinois' Economy and Education System

Ralph Martire



April 14, 2009
Ralph Martire




Download podcast (69MB mp3 file)

The 2008 Chicago Area Study: Race, Ethnicity, and Political Participation

Allyson Holbrook



April 3, 2009
Allyson Holbrook




Download podcast (68MB mp3 file)

Ecologies of Learnerhoods in Urban Classrooms: Young African American Children and Science

Maria VarelasJustine Kane


March 31, 2009
Maria Varelas & Justine Kane




Download podcast (95MB mp3 file)

Local Knowledge, Global Vision: A Collaborative Learning Project with Chicago-Area High Schools
March 10, 2009
Katrin Schultheiss


Download podcast (71MB mp3 file)

Denizens or Citizens? Immigrant Activism and the City
February 10, 2009
Amalia Pallares

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(3 parts 27-32MB mp3 files)
Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3

Challenges and Innovation in Urban High School Education

February 3 , 2009
Kirk Harris


Download podcast (71MB mp3 file)

Mixed Land Use - The Case of chicago's Downtown Area

January 20 , 2009
Tingwei Zheng and Lan Wang


Download podcast (55MB mp3 file)

A Contextual Approach to Adolescent Fatherhood

November 11, 2008
Constance Dallas


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Building a Community of Choice

November 18 , 2008
Steven McCullough


Download podcast (77MB mp3 file)

Differential Citizenship in the Subprime Mortgage Market

Phil Ashton


October 16, 2008
Phil Ashton




3 Part Flash presentation

How Do Poor Neighborhoods Fare? Public and Civic attention to Neighborhood Revitalization in Chicago

September 11 , 2008
Karen Mossberger


Download podcast (71MB mp3 file)

Youth Participation as a Protective Factor: Implications for the Well Being
of Minority Youth

September 11, 2007
Michele Kelley and Christine Bozlak


Download podcast (54MB mp3 file)

Lessons from One Year at Hull-House and the Legacy of Jane Addams at UIC:
Engaging Publics, Counterpublics and Communities

October 9, 2007
Lisa Yun Lee


Download podcast (54MB mp3 file)

The Roots and Resolution of African Conflicts
October 16, 2007
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza
Download podcast (48MB mp3 file)
Community Building and Drug and Alcohol Treatment: What's the Connection?
October 30, 2007
Thomas Lyons
Download podcast (65MB mp3 file)
The Mortgage Lending Crisis: Implications for Our Communities
November 1, 2007
Expert Panel:
Harry Pestine, Ellen Seidman, Geoff Smith, and Mike Van Zalingen
Moderators: Philip Ashton and Janet Smith
Download podcasts:
Ellen Seidman segment
Geoff Smith segment
Mike VanZalingen segment
Harry Pestine segment
Question & Answer session
China and India: Governance, Urban Development, and Sustainability in the Cities
of the Global South

November 6, 2007
PhD Student Panel: Ratoola Kundu, Kamna Lal, Meng Sun, Lan Wang, Barry Weisberg
Moderator: David C. Perry
Download podcast (74MB mp3 file)
Theories of Third Space: Reconceptualizing the Conceptual
November 27, 2007
Benet DeBerry-Spence
Download podcast (76MB mp3 file)
The Problem of Urbanicity and Survey Nonresponse Bias: Identifying Possible Mechanisms and Solutions
December 4, 2007
Allyson Holbrook
Download podcast (34MB mp3 file)
Stigma and Risk Among African-American Adolescents Whose Mothers Have HIV
January 15, 2008
Sally Mason
Download podcast (85MB mp3 file)
Higher Education Partnerships and Place Based Community Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
February 5, 2008
Alice Johnson Butterfield & Richard Kordesh
Download podcast (65MB mp3 file)
Bringing Together Academia, Government and the Community to Address
Urban Challenges

February 26, 2008
Martin Adams
Download podcast (67MB mp3 file)
How Operations/Business Managers and Executive Directors Collaborate
to Move Organizations Forward

March 4, 2008
Deborah Strauss
Download podcast (36MB mp3)
Renaissance 2010, Contested Urban Development, and the Politics of Race
March 11, 2008
Pauline Lipman
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Cooking Up a Global City
April 15, 2008
Paul O'Connor
Download podcast (60MB mp3)
Making Life Better in Cities: Improving the Productivity of Governmental
and Non-Profit Urban Agencies

April 22, 2008
Darold Barnum
Download podcast (74MB mp3)