BOOM California: Launch Party for Special Global Urban Humanities Issue

Thursday, 11/10/16
121 Wurster Hall

Join us to celebrate the publication of BOOM California's Fall issue on Urban Humanity, which explores cities from Oakland to Mexico CIty to Guangzhou to San Leandro and tests hybrid methods of urban investigation. The issue was co-edited by Susan Moffat, Project Director of the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative and Jonathan Crisman, Project Director of the UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative and features creative work by faculty and students in both programs. 

You can see PDFs of the articles here  but to get a beautiful print copy of the magazine, come to the party!

Articles in the new issue by UC Berkeley faculty and students include:

  • What Are the Urban Humanities? - by Michael Dear and Anthony Cascardi
  • Urban Humanities and the Creative Practitioner: A Manifesto - by Dana Cuff and Jennifer Wolch
  • Monumental Hydraulics: Diego Rivera’s Lerma Waterworks and the Water Temples of San Francisco - by Rafael Tiffany and Susan Moffat
  • Relocating Romare Bearden’s Berkeley Capturing Berkeley’s Colorful Diversity - by Lauren Kroiz
  • A Boom Interview: Mike Davis in conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff 
  • The Battle of the Bulb: Nature, Culture and Art at a San Francisco Bay Landfill - by Susan Moffat
  • Waves of Data: Illuminating Pathways with San Leandro Lights - by Greg Niemeyer
  • Hanging Out with Cyclists - by Noam Shoked
  • The Inside-Out Museum/The Inside-Out University: A Conversation between Walter Hood and Shannon Jackson

Light refreshments will be provided.