Past Events

2022 URBS Honors Presentations


Please join us to hear this year's Urban Studies Honors students describe their research!

If attending in person, we will be in the URBS office, 4th floor McNeil, with Dizengoff for snacks.

The Paradox of Urban Revitalization

Progress and Poverty in America's Postindustrial Era

Dr. Howard Gillette, Professor Emeritus of History at Rutgers-Camden introduces his new book, The Paradox of Urban Revitalization.

Racial Discrimination in Housing: How Landlords use Algorithms and Home Visits to Screen Tenants


The 2022 Gordon S. Bodek Lecture on Interracial and Interfaith Relations will feature Eva Rosen, Assistant Professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.

Designers, Ecosociologists, Human Geographers, and Urban Ethnographers

A New Wave of Soviet City Planning Expertise, 1968-1975

Speaker: Michael Brinley: PhD Candidate, History Department

Discussant: Domenic Vitiello, Associate Professor, Urban Studies and City Planning


Gordon Fellows Info Session


Come hear from previous Fellows about the Urban Studies Gordon Fellowship, which offers $5k in summer funding for an 8-10 week (otherwise unpaid) internship. We'll talk about the application process, and help you…

Translanguaging in Classrooms with Multilingual Speakers


Speaker: Shiyu Jiang || PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania, Educational Linguistics at GSE

Discussant: Dr. Kate Menken || Professor of Linguistics and TESOL, Queens College…

Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism


Urban Studies is a co-sponsor of this upcoming conversation with author Andrew Zitcer, hosted by Jamila Medley, via Kelly Writer's House.

Virtual Alumni Chat Series


Interested in social justice and urban law? Nonprofit and philanthropic work? Want to learn more about where Urban Studies can take you? Join us to learn more!

The Ecology of Homicide: Race, Place, and Space in Post-War Philadelphia

The 38th Annual Norman Glickman Lecture in Urban Studies