In and With - Part I

Thursday May 31st
3pm to 5:30pm
University of California, San Diego

The conversational forum will be held outdoors on the upper deck of the Geisel Library. Meet at the base of the Snake Path on the east side of the library facing the Warren Mall lawn at 3pm. (map) We will walk up the Snake Path to the seating area where the discussion begins at 3:30pm.

Over the last decade university campuses have become sites of intense debate around the role of education in a "knowledge based" economy as well being places of a resurgent critical questioning of what forms of knowledge are deemed to have value. Through addressing the local relationship of UCSD to the greater San Diego community, we will discuss the intersection of academic knowledge in relationship to neighborhood practices.

  • Kyong Park, Professor, Visual Arts Dept, UC San Diego; Founder of International Center for Urban Ecology; Founder of Storefront for Art and Architecture link
  • Jay Lemke, Adjunct Professor, Communications Dept, UC San Diego; Senior Research Scientist in the Laboratory for Comparative Human Cognition link
  • Ivan Rosero, Ph.D. candidate, Communications Dept, UC San Diego link
  • Cristina Trecha, Co-Director of the UC San Diego Science Project at CREATE and Director of the Fleet Inquiry Institute for teacher professional development at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center link
  • Charles G. Miller, Artist; Co-director of the Periscope Project link, link
  • Sam Ollinger, Transportation activist in City Heights link link

The conversational forum will be moderated by David White, beginning a dialogue that continues at Friday's panel at SDMA.

This event is presented in partnership with UCSD's Center for Humanities