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Garnette Cadogan The City as Conjuration

The Calvin Center for Faith and Writing hosts a trilogy of talks from Garnette Cadogan. This lecture will be followed by Q&A with the author.

About our featured author

An essayist and scholar of urban studies, Cadogan is the renowned author of "Walking While Black" and editor-at-large of Non-Stop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas (co-edited by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro).

He has been a visiting scholar at New York University and the University of Virginia. Cadogan is currently the Tunney Lee Distinguished Lecturer on Urbanism at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT.

Other events in the series

You're warmly invited to join us for all three of Cadogan's (free, in-person!) events:

  • Monday, March 27, 7 p.m. In Praise of Play
    Calvin University, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
  • Friday, March 31, 4 p.m. The City as Conjuration
    (followed by a conversation with Calvin emeritus Lee Hardy)
    Calvin University, Meeter Center Lecture Hall

Please note: Registration is not required, but is recommended!


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  • Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives
  • 87 Monroe Center St NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • 49503
April 2023
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