Past Events

Virtual Alumni Chat Series



Seeing Like a Bureaucrat: property and the construction of urban space


Presenter: Indivar Jonnalagadda, PhD Candidate, South Asia Studies and Anthropology

Discussant: Debjani Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor of History, Drexel University

Philadelphia Battlefields

Disruptive Campaigns and Upset Elections in a Changing City

Join URBS instructor John Kromer, author of Philadelphia Battlefields: Disruptive Campaigns and Upset…

37th Annual Public Lecture: Forrest Stuart

"Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy"




Forrest Stuart is…

Urban Gay Culture and the Active Accomplishment of Community


Presenter: Tyler Baldor, PhD Candidate, Sociology

Discussant: Jason Orne, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Drexel University


Land. Body. Prison. Dream. Freedom. - Scape

A Discussion on Visualizing Urban Violence

Presenter: Leniqueca Welcome, PhD Candidate, Anthropology

Discussant: John L. Jackson Jr., Dean, Annenberg School for Communication


Hassenfeld Summer Grants for Undergraduate Research: Due by May 15th


The Hassenfeld Grants provide several students with the opportunity to explore answers to questions arising out of their internship or other coursework in Urban Studies, by supporting independent research in the…

Honors Presentations

May 4, 2020 Apr 24, 2020 at -

Come through for your fellow Urbies, and enjoy the breadth of interesting Urban Studies subjects! Students will give a brief overview of their work, and describe the twists and challenges of their research process.…

2020-2021 Urban Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Due April 30th


This competitive fellowship with a service component is geared to doctoral students in the final year of their dissertation work. In addition to completing their dissertation, the fellow will be responsible for…

Seniors: Interviews for Voter Registration job - Public Interest Research Group

Feb 24, 2020 Feb 27, 2020 at -

Robin Donohoe, a Campus Organizer with the Student PIRGs, will be on Campus Monday 2/24 to Thursday 2/27 holding informational sessions and interviews for graduating seniors. There will be an informational…