Category Archives: symposia

Planning as Storytelling: Sustaining America’s Cities

In June 2000 Barbara Eckstein (then an Associate Professor of English at The University of Iowa) and I conducted a two-day symposium entitled “Planning as Storytelling: Sustaining America’s Cities.” The symposium brought together urban practitioners such as urban and regional … Continue reading

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Toxic Talk (2007)

In the fall of 2007, the University of Iowa’s Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry (POROI) sponsored a semester-long event entitled “Toxic Talk: A Symposium on Disciplinary Rhetorics, Environmental Justice, and Sustainability.” I had the opportunity to organize and conduct it. … Continue reading

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Berlin in America: A Symposium about the Relationship between Urban Spaces and the Term Viability of Democracy

James A. Throgmorton. 2002. International Accents 3, 1 (Fall/Winter): 1 ff. On June 21-22, 2002, an interdisciplinary group of scholars gathered at the University of Iowa to discuss and explore the relationship between the physical design of urban spaces and … Continue reading

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