Past Events

The Suburban Crisis: White America and the War on Drugs

40th Annual Norman Glickman Lecture in Urban Studies: Matthew Lassiter

Matt Lassiter is Professor of History, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan. He is a scholar of the twentieth-century United States…

Persistently mixed-income neighborhoods and the role of planning and housing policy: A study of Philadelphia


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Speaker: Yeonhwa Lee, PhD Candidate in City and Regional…

From The Black Bottom to University City: What Happens When Your Community Becomes a Campus?



The 2023 Gordon S. Bodek Lecture on Interracial and Interfaith Relations features…

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


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McNeil Building 414, Urban Studies space
3718 Locust Walk

Speaker: Andres Villatoro, Ph.D. Student, Sociology 


'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,…

2023 Gordon Fellowship Program Info Session


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Poverty's Capital; the Social Construction of Savings in Early New York


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McNeil Building 414
3718 Locust Walk

Speaker: Anders Bright, third-year Ph.D. student studying early American intellectual, cultural, and…

Dissertation chapter on history of New York City's savings banks in the early 19th century


Speaker: Anders Bright, PhD Candidate in History  

Discussant: Lisa Servon

Marx and Reparations: A Moral and Non-Moral Reply


Speaker: Ezekiel Vergara, PhD Student in Philosophy

Discussant: Akira Drake Rodriguez and Lance Freeman