Past Events

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


Join in person
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


Stable mixed-income neighborhoods and the role of planning and housing policy: A comparative case study


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

Discussant: Mark Stern or Ira Goldstein


Marx and Reparations: Moral and Non-Moral Arguments


Join in person, in the Urban Studies office
McNeil Building 4th floor
3718 Locust Walk

Or via Zoom! https://…

Managing Blackness in "White Space"

39th Annual Norman Glickman Lecture in Urban Studies: Elijah Anderson

210 South 34th Street (The School of Design Building)

Book Talk with Domenic Vitiello

The Sanctuary City: Immigrant, Refugee, and Receiving Communities in Postindustrial Philadelphia

Domenic Vitiello introduces his new book, The Sanctuary City: Immigrant, Refugee, and Receiving Communities in Postindustrial Philadelphia in a book talk in October.

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.