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Readings for Speakers & Events: Places We Live | Morlan Gallery | Feb.-Mar. 2017

Supporting readings for on-campus speakers and events.

Places We Live

The Places We Live
Feb. 21-March 29, 2017

featuring the work of Maria Lind Blevins, Meredith Knapp Brickell, Wes Janz, Mark Manjivar, Sean Starowitz and Michael Strand.

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Sean Starowitz

Berry, Wendell. "It is Hard to Have Hope. It is Harder as You Grow Old". Leavings: Poems. Counterpoint, 2009, Berkeley.

Gaventa, John, Helen Lewis, and Susan Williams. “Disposable Communities: Picking up the Pieces after the Company Leaves Town.” Dollars and Sense, Mar. 1992, pp. 12-14.

Powell, John. “Sprawl, Fragmentation, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality: Limiting Civil Rights by Fragmenting Space.” In: Urban Sprawl: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses, edited by Gregory D. Squires, The Urban Institute press, 2002, 73-117.

Spain, Daphne. “Been-Heres Versus Come-Heres: Negotiating Conflicting Community Identities.” Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 59, Iss. 2, 1993, 156-171.

Deaton, B. James. “Intestate Succession and Heir Property: Implications for Future Research on the Persistence of Poverty in Central Appalachia.” Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 41, no. 4, 2007, pp. 927–942.

Huling, Tracy. "Building a Prison Economy in Rural America." In: Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment. Ed. Marc Mauer and Meda Chesney-Lind. 1st ed. N.p.: New, 2002. Chapter 12. Print.

Wes Janz

Alexander, Michelle. New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Place of Publication Not Identified: New, 2016. Print.

Casella, Jean, James Ridgeway, and Sarah Shourd. Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement. New York: New, 2016. Print.

Feitlowitz, Marguerite. A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture. New York: Oxford UP, 2011. Print.

Lollis, Dyan. Behind the Glass: An Innocent Woman Tells Her Story of a Year in Jail. Summerville, SC.: Holy Fire, 2010. Print.

Wright, Richard. 12 Million Black Voices. Basic Books, 2008. Print.

Information on Social Practice

Miranda, Carolina, A. “How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time,” posted 4/7/14 at 5 a.m. appearing on

Terrell, Matthew. “What Went Wrong with the Macon Social Practice Residency?” posted August 9, 2016 in Burnaway.

Starowitz, Sean. “Byproduct: The Laundromat–Unfolding socially-engaged art practices.” June 5, 2013 at 3:02 PM appearing in Temporary an online art journal.