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Thursday, October 11 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
When You Gotta Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs

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Why are public restrooms so crappy? Lezlie Lowe has the answers. Her book No Place To Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs is Number One in addressing the politics of where we’re allowed to “go” in public. From pay to use toilets to deserted alleyways, the book is a marriage of urbanism, history, social narrative, and pop culture that shows the ways—momentous and mockable—public bathrooms just don't work. 

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Lezlie Lowe

Lezlie Lowe is a freelance journalist and journalism instructor based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has been recognized for her long-form journalism by the Canadian Association of Journalists and the Atlantic Journalism Awards. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University... Read More →