The ARC Research Praxis Seminar Series Presents
New York’s Creative Ecosystem: ‘Imperial Project’ or Lively Arts?
Thursday, October 16, 2014
4:00pm – 6:00pm
ARC Conference Room
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Professor of Sociology, Brooklyn College
Sharon Zukin is professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She writes about cities, culture, and the creative economy, and is now editing a book on local shopping streets in six global cities from New York to Shanghai. She is the author of Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places (2010), which won the Jane Jacobs Award for Urban Communication, and Landscapes of Power: From Detroit to Disney World (1991), winner of the C. Wright Mills Award, as well as Loft Living (3rd edition, 2014) and other books about New York and other cities. She holds a PhD from Columbia University.