Schedule At-a-Glance

Friday, October 13
8-11 a.m. Registration Check-In | Ochre Court Great Hall

8:30-9:45 a.m. Session I | Ochre Court Library
“Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Face of Gentrification” Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition

9:45-10:15 a.m. Break | Ochre Court Great Hall

10:15 11:30 a.m. Session II | Ochre Court Library
“Gentrification Saved New York” Jeffrey Kroessler, John Jay College/CUNY
“Preservation’s Role in Anti-Gentrification” L. Naomi Doddington
“Preservation-Fueled Gentrification and Displacement” Ted Grevstad-Nordbrick, Iowa State University

Noon-1:00 p.m. Session III | Ochre Court Library
“Art as an Avenue for Highlighting Identities in Gentrifying Neighborhoods”
“A New Kind of Hospital Room,” Alan Waxman, Alan Waxman Ecosocial Design

1-1:45 p.m. Lunch | Ochre Court State Dining Room

1:45-4:30 p.m. Tours
Bellevue Avenue Gentriciation
God’s Little Acre African and African American Colonial Cemetery
African American History Tour
Newport Museum of Irish History Tour

5-6 p.m. Meet and Greet Reception | Ochre Court Great Hall

6-7 p.m. Opening Dinner | Ochre Court State Dining Room

Saturday, October 14
9:00 a.m. Keynote: Dr. Lance Freeman | Ochre Court

10-10:30 a.m. Break | Ochre Court Great Hall

10:30-12 p.m. Session IV | Ochre Court Library
“From Blight to Historic District: College Hill” Lauren Drapala, DBVW Architects
“From Segregation to Gentrification” Victoria Hensley, Middle Tennessee State University
“‘Ten Fathom of Wampum & One Broadcloth Coate’: Gentrification & 17th Century Native American Displacement in Narragansett Bay” Michael J. Simpson, Becker College

Noon-1 p.m. Boxed Lunch | (leave for) Newport Art Museum

1-2:15 p.m. Session V | Newport Art Museum
“Redefining Preservation in Changing Neighborhoods: Towards Equitable Outcomes” Caroline Cheong, University of Central Florida
“Development without Displacement: Analyzing Indicators of Historic Neighborhoods Threatened by Gentrification” Cassie Cline, Clemson University/College of Charleston
“From Values to Rights: Critical Heritage and the Right to the City” Leandro Peredo, Universite Pantheon Sorbonne and Columbia University

2:30-4: p.m. Community Preservation Reception | Newport Art Museum

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