"Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership"
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University, was our 36th Annual Public Lecturer.
"Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence"
Patrick Sharkey, Professor and Chair of Sociology at New York University, delivered the 35th Annual Urban Studies Public Lecture in
“Why Historic Preservation Matters: Building a More Just City”
Max Page, Professor of Architecture and History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will deliver the 34th Annual Urban Studies Public Lecture. The title of the lecture is “Why Historic Preservation
"Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City"
Free and open to the public.
From Harvard sociologist and 2015 MacArthur “Genius” award winner Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at
"On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City"
Alice Goffman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is our 31st Annual Urban Studies Public Lecturer.
"Black Picket Fences Revisited: Black Middle Class Neighborhoods in the 21st Century"
Watch a video of Dr. Pattillo's talk here:
"How American Urban Segregation Outlived Apartheid"
Listen to Dr. Nightingale's talk:
"Mass Incarceration and the Prospects for Reform"
Bruce Western, Professor of Sociology at Harvard and Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, will deliver Urban Studies’ twenty-eighth annual