Workshop: Infrastructure and Emergency Powers

Workshop: Infrastructure and Emergency Powers

March 23, 2018


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Union, Pond Room

In collaboration with the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan and Louise Seamster at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, this conversation will take on some of the issues presented in an affiliated Thursday evening Emergency Management panel in Detroit, considering Emergency Management as not only a local but also a national project, which engages with systems of infrastructure, government, and culture at multiple scales. 



9:30 Coffee


Curt Guyette, ACLU of Michigan
Tom Stephens, Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management
Juanita Henry, Benton Harbor City Commissioner

10:30 Discussion


June Manning Thomas, The University of Michigan 

Peter Hammer, Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Wayne State School of Law
Dana Kornberg, The University of Michigan

11:45 Discussion


The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University
Danielle Purifoy, Duke University
Tawana Petty, Petty Propolis

2:30 Discussion 

3:15 Full Group Discussion 

4:00 Conclusion



Image: Perry Rech/American Red Cross