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TuSA Fall 2021 Lecture Series: Rebecca Elliott

October 18, 2021 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Losing Ground: Values at Risk in an American Floodplain



The Tulane School of Architecture is excited to welcome Rebecca Elliott who will be presenting a lecture titled Losing Ground: Values at Risk in an American Floodplain on Monday, October 18, 2021 from 5:15-6:30pm CT. 

Elliott is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. The lecture will provide an ethnographically informed account of the social life of flood insurance in the U.S., with a particular focus on emotional encounters with risk technologies like flood maps and insurance premiums. After her initial presentation, Elliott will be joined by a faculty respondent for an interdisciplinary conversation about her remarks and to answer any audience questions. The faculty respondent is: 

  • Carol McMichael Reese, PhD, Favrot IV Professor, Tulane School of Architecture

This lecture will be VIRTUAL. REGISTRATION for anyone outside of the TuSA community (students, faculty, staff) is required and ends on Monday, October 18 at 11:00am. All registrants will then receive a unique link to access the webinar via their email on Monday afternoon. If you are a TuSA community member, you will receive the link and password for the Zoom meeting in your email.


Questions? Contact Kristen Jones, Program Manager for Career Services and External Relations, at kjones41@tulane.edu.

RSVP Deadline

RSVP Deadline: 
October 18, 2021 11:00 AM