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Monday, July 2 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ideas for the Future: Work, Food, and Cities
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Allison Carruth

Allison Carruth is an assistant professor of English at UCLA, starting this fall, and has served most recently as the associate director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at Stanford University. She is an interdisciplinary scholar whose research examines the intersections of contemporary literature, food politics, and life science. She is co-organizer of the Food Justice Conference and book review editor for Gastronomica. Her... Read More →
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Leila Janah

Leila Chirayath Janah is the founder of Samasource, an award-winning | social business that connects people living in poverty to microwork—small, computer-based tasks that build skills and generate life-changing income. She serves on the boards of OneLeap and TechSoup Global and as an advisor to mobile shopping app RevelTouch. Prior to Samasource, Janah was a a visiting scholar with the Stanford Program on Global Justice and Australian... Read More →
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Alexis Madrigal

Alexis Madrigal is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He’s the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology. Madrigal co-founded Longshot Magazine, a high-speed media experiment that garnered attention from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the BBC. While at Wired.com, he built Wired Science into one of the most popular blogs in the world. The site was nominated for best magazine blog by the... Read More →
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Geoff Manaugh

Geoff Manaugh is the author of BLDGBLOG and The BLDGBLOG Book, former senior editor of Dwell magazine, and a contributing editor at Wired UK. He is co-director of Studio-X NYC, an off-campus event space run by the architecture department at Columbia University. He has taught at Columbia University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Technology, Sydney, and he lectures widely on architectural topics at museums... Read More →
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Sarah Rich

Sarah Rich is a writer and digital-media strategist. She is the editor of Smithsonian Magazine’s Design Decoded column, former senior editor of Dwell, and co-founder of the award-winning Longshot Magazine. In 2006, Rich co-authored the best-selling book Worldchanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century. Her most recent book, Urban Farms, was published in June. She serves on the board of directors for Project H, a non profit... Read More →
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Nicola Twilley

Nicola Twilley is author of the blog Edible Geography and co-director of Studio-X NYC, part of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation’s global network of advanced research laboratories for exploring the future of cities. She is curator of a forthcoming exhibition at the Center for Land Use Interpretation exploring North America’s spaces of artificial refrigeration and co-founder of the... Read More →


Monday July 2, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Doerr-Hosier, McNulty Room