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Wesleyan Symposium on RISK

Symposium is a day-long interdisciplinary critique, which: Prompts the exchange of ideas and methods of inquiry between students and faculty across the curriculum, Stimulates creativity and innovation, Serves as a platform for juniors to develop senior research topics. Why Risk? Notions of vulnerability, security, and susceptibility are central to the ways we think and avenues…

Allbritton Talks: Gentrification

What do we mean when we talk about gentrification? Look closely at the history of any urban area and one is bound to find some demographic flux, yet there are elements of neighborhood change that are particularly problematic or harmful, namely┬áthe displacement of lower-income residents. Alongside the severe social costs, however, there may also be…