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The People's University: The History and Future of Squatting in the United States

Saturday, April 6, 2013 | Other Dates  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hannah Dobbz is a former squatter. Her new book, Nine-Tenths of the Law, explores how "people remain homeless as homes remain people-less." Her talk will examine the history of squatting and property struggles in the U.S. from colonial times to 20th-century urban squatting and the foreclosure crisis of the late 2000s. In 2007 she produced Shelter, a film about squatters in the San Francisco Bay Area. Book signing to follow.

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Event fee: Free
Location:
4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact:
Bonnie
412.622.3151
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org