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Welcome to Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts & Sciences. It draws on faculty and resources across the university and the city to offer students a multi-faceted approach to the study of urban trends.

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'Slavs Only': Understanding the Spatialization of Race in Urban Russia

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Speaker: Mariana Irby, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, Interest in Anthropology of the state, citizenship, urban studies, migration & borders, former USSR Discussant: Kevin Platt received his B.A. from Amherst…



"A Very Racist Neighborhood:" Reputation, Stigma, and Narrative Framing in a Chicago Neighborhood

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Join in person McNeil Building 414 3718 Locust Walk Speaker: Andres Villatoro, Ph.D. Student in Sociology  Discussant: Professor Akira Drake Rodriguez Abstract: There is a growing understanding of the role…

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