Conversations in Conflict Studies presents: Don Mitchell
400 Eggers Hall, the PARCC Conference Room
Revolting New York: How Riots, Uprisings, Revolts, and Revolutions Shape a City. Don Mitchell, Distinguished Professor, Geography will lay out the background and goals of a large project, Revolting New York, which seeks to tell the story of the role 350 years of riots, uprising, revolts, and revolutions have played in shaping the historical and social geography of the city. Along the way it will raise questions about the productive role of violence -- organized and unorganized, rooted in class and race differences -- in making, unmaking, and remaking the urban landscape. Riots and uprisings, Dr. Mitchell will suggest, are like lightning flashes that illuminate the social structure of a city; but like a violent storm, they necessarily change that social structure too.
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