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Book Talk: Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City

September 29, 2023 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

ENG 307, Pratt Brooklyn

Poster for Disrupting D.C

Free & open to the public, RSVP required

Discussion with the authors Katie J. Wells, Kafui Attoh, Declan Cullen

Moderators: Eve Baron (Chair, GCPE), Alexa Kasdan (Executive Director, Pratt Center for Community Development), John Lauermann (Faculty Director, SAVI)

A panoramic account of the urban politics and deep social divisions that gave rise to Uber and what’s needed in contemporary struggles for the right to the city. Presented by the GCPE Urban and Community Planning program, SAVI, and Pratt Center for Community Development. Katie J. Wells is a postdoctoral fellow at Georgetown University. Kafui Attoh is associate professor of urban studies at the School of Labor and Urban Studies at the City University of New York. Declan Cullen is assistant professor of geography at George Washington University. Presented by Pratt GCPE Urban and Community Planning program, Pratt Center for Community Development, and SAVI.