Reading / Watching / Listening

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“About that Square.” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1845. 

Almeida, Nora and Jen Hoyer. “Decolonize This Place.” Social Movement Archive, 2021. [PDF–Blackboard]

Boal, Augusto. “Invisible Theater,” in Cohen-Cruz, Jan, ed. Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology (p.121-124). London: Routledge, 2008. [PDF–Blackboard]

Boyd, Andrew, and Dave Oswald Mitchell. Beautiful Trouble : A Toolbox for Revolution, 2012. ebook. (Library Login required for off-campus access) 

Break & Enter a.k.a Squatters (Newsreel #62). TWNR, 1971. (Avon) (Library Login required for off-campus access) 

Busá, Alessandro. “Rezoning NYC: Slogans Versus Hard Facts.” The Creative Destruction of New York City, 2017. (p.125-139) [PDF–Blackboard]

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (film). Director: Matt Tyrnauer, 2016 (Avon) (Library Login required for off-campus access) 

Climate Changes Reverend Billy 

Comprehensive Waterfront Plan (pg. 39, 91-105) 

Community District Profiles 

Dawson, Ashley. “Introduction.” Extreme Cities, 2017. [PDF–Blackboard]

Gehl, Jan. “Senses, Communication, and Dimensions.” Life Between Buildings, 2011. [PDF–Blackboard]

“Gowanus Rezoning: Done Deal or Pipe Dream?” (Documentary). Director: Lyuwei Chen. 2021.  

Irons, Ellie. “Open Earth and Feral Land: A Topology of Bushwick’s ‘Vacant’ Spaces.” Medium, 2015.

Kensinger, Nathan. “Climate Resiliency and Equity: What NYC is Planning for the Next Decade of its Waterfront.” Gothamist, 2022. 

Keil, Michaela. “Land Grab.” Brooklyn Rail, 2022.

Kimmelman, Michael. “What Does It Mean to Save a Neighborhood?” New York Times, 2021.    

“Making Corlears a Park.” New York Times, 1895. Library:

Maltby, Elliott. “Lowlands—Small-Scale and Nimble Projects That Create Resilient and Just Cities.” The Nature of Cities, 2016. 

Montalbano, Michelle. “A (Not So Brief) History of Red Hook.” Brooklynology. 2019.  

Moran, Greta. “A Slap in the Face: Pipeline Violates Civil Rights, Says New Yorkers.” The Guardian, Feb 2022.

“My Brooklyn” (film). Director: Kelly Anderson. New Day Films, 2012. (Kanopy) (Library Login required for off-campus access) 

New York City’s Privately Owned Public Spaces.

Occupy Sandy

Odell, Jenny. “How to Do Nothing.” Medium, 2017.  *Skim intro and read part 2 “The Architecture of Nothing”

Pujol, Ernesto. “Walking & Socially Engaged Practice.” Walking Art Practice : Reflections on Socially Engaged Paths, 2018. [PDF–Blackboard]

———“Walking Urban Memories” Walking Art Practice : Reflections on Socially Engaged Paths, 2018. [PDF–Blackboard]

Reeves, Carolyn. “Climate Change Theatre is LIT: A Study on the Performing Arts and Climate Change Engagement.” Howlround, 2019. 

Shepard, Benjamin Heim, and Gregory Smithsimon. “Seeing Space through Exclusion and Control.” The Beach Beneath the Streets: Contesting New York City’s Public Spaces, State University of New York Press, 2011, 25-34. [PDF-Blackboard]

Smith, Phil. Counter-Tourism: The Handbook. Devon: Triarchy, 1993. Ebook. (Library Login required for off-campus access) (excerpts as assigned) 

“Social Justice Tours.” Audio Interference (Podcast) 

Stavrides, Stavros. “Rhythms, Social Practices, and Public Space.” Towards the City of Thresholds, 2019. (p.17-18) [PDF–Blackboard]

Thompson, Candace. “Next Epoch Seed Library.” 

“Warehouses return to Brooklyn Waterfront.” (panel discussion) Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center, 2021. (excerpts as assigned)

“What is Zoning?” Center for Urban Pedagogy, 2013. (excerpts as assigned)