What happens when people disagree about how land should be used?
Working with the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Anthony Wenndt ’15 has organized a discussion series on Land Use and Conflict, Nov. 21–22.
Wenndt, a Russian and biology double major with a concentration in global development studies, has arranged discussions with experts from Iowa State, University of Iowa, and Grinnell. They will discuss this timely and important topic in a rural context on Thursday, and an urban context on Friday.
All events are free and open to the public.
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 21-22 Rosenfield Center Room 101.
Session 1: Rurality
7:30 - 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21
- Is Rural Land Use Conflict a Proxy for Other Conflicts?
- Dr. Gary Taylor
Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Community & Regional Planning, Iowa State University
- Pros and Cons of CAFOs: The Iowa Perspective on Land Conflict
- Dr. Stewart Melvin
Curry Wille and Assoc. PC
- Contested Frontiers: Indigenous Land Conflicts and Resistance from Bolivia to Botswana
- Dr. J. Montgomery Roper
Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology
Chair of Global Development Studies, Grinnell College
Session 2: Urbanity
Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 - 9 p.m.
- Emancipation, Urban Planning, and Community Preservation: The Case of St. Helena Island, South Carolina
- Dr. Charles Connerly '68
Professor and Director
School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Iowa
President, 2011-2013, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
- Poverty Housing and the Sorted City: The Redevelopment of Public Housing in San Francisco
- Dr. Jane Rongerude
Faculty Director, GPIDEA Masters Degree in Community Development
Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Regional Planning
Iowa State University