Urban Life in the Era of Climate Change with Ashley Dawson and Daniel Aldana Cohen

January 24, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Ashley Dawson, author of Extinction: A Radical History, will speak about his newest book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. Penn Sociologist Daniel Aldana Cohen, director of the Superstorm Research Lab and co-host of the climate politics podcast Hot & Bothered, will provide a response and conduct a conversation with Dawson about the environmental impacts of urbanization and gentrification, the increasing menace of urban flooding, and the emerging urban movements fighting for better forms of city living. Book signing to follow.