The International Studies Public Forum and Center for Global Peace & Conflict Studies present

"Spring Confronts Winter"
with Michael Ryan Davis, Professor, Department of Creative Writing, UC Riverside

Thursday, April 26, 2012
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Michael Davis is a professor in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. Named a Macarthur Fellow in 1998, he was also honored for distinguished achievement in nonfiction writing this past fall by the Lannan Literary Foundation. Davis is the author of more than 20 books and more than 100 book chapters and essays in the scholarly and elite popular press. His scholarly interests span urban studies, the built environment, economic history and social movements. His book, City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles, was named a best book in urban politics by the American Political Science Association and won the Isaac Deutscher Award from the London School of Economics and has been translated into eight languages.

For further information, please contact Sandy Cushman at or 949.824.3344.

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