I'm grateful for early interest in Becoming Jane Jacobs and for the opportunity to talk about the book. Here are some recent and upcoming talks. I will update the list from time to time.
NYC: Thurs. Jan. 28, 6:30pm. NYC Department of Records, "Creating a History of LoMEx," a conversation with Karrie Jacobs, Judd Greenstein and Joshua Frankel (composer and director of A Marvelous Order: An Opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs), and Jack Tchen (New York University A/P/A Institute founder and co-curator of the exhibition on display, "In the Shadow of the Highway: Robert Moses's Expressway and the Battle for Downtown") • I missed this event due to a death in the family, and thank all who attended. I was able to chat with Bob Hennelly from WNYC the following week at the Archives.
Asheville: Sat. Feb. 27, 7pm. Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe.
Charlotte: Tues. Mar. 8, 5:30. Civic by Design Forum, at the Levine Museum of the New South.
NYC: Wed. May 4, 6:30. "Jane Jacobs's 100th" at The Skyscraper Museum.
Asheville: Thurs. Sept. 15. "Jane Jacobs Life and Work," a conversation with Annie Butzner (Jane Jacobs's niece), and Linda Giltz, at the American Planning Association North Carolina chapter annual conference.
San Francisco: Tue. Sept. 27. "Jane Jacobs and the Digital City," a conversation with Jennifer Light (MIT), Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Nicholas de Monchaux (Berkeley Center for New Media), and Allison Arieff (SPUR), at SPUR.
New Orleans: Fri. Sept. 30. "Jane Jacobs's Attack on Suburbanism," Southeast chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians annual conference.
NYC: Thurs. Oct. 6, 6:30pm Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture, Museum at Eldridge Street with author Robert Kanigel
Chicago: Sat. Oct. 15 "How the City Works: Jane Jacobs and the Functional City," from a panel with Sandy Zipp, Glenna Lang, Jennifer Hock, and Tim Mennel, "The Working Urban," Urban History Association annual conference
Boston: Thurs. Nov. 17, 5pm. Boston College, co-hosted by the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics and the Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action, Carroll School of Management
Charlottesville: Sat. Nov. 19 "The Possibility of Work and Place," from a panel on Cities and New Work: Local Economies and their Limits, "The Modernity of Work and Place: Jane Jacobs and the Design of the 21st Century City," University of Virginia, Nov. 18–19, 2016
Stockholm: Wed. Nov. 23 "Becoming Jane Jacobs" at "From Sidewalks to Systems of Survival, Jane Jacobs at 100," KTH Stockholm