Past Events



Postponed: Urban Gay Culture and the Active Accomplishment of Community

Treats, tea, and an interdisciplinary discussion in the Urban Studies office, 414 McNeil Building
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Please stay tuned for an updated date and time for this grad talk - thanks!

 

Presenter: Tyler Baldor, PhD Candidate, Sociology

Discussant: Jason Orne, Assistant Professor of…



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…



The Politics of Informal Urban Growth

Measuring the Global Relationship between Clientelism and Informal Urbanization
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Presenter:   Chandan Deuskar, Doctoral Candidate, City and Regional Planning

Discussant:   Mariaflavia Harari, Assistant Professor, Real Estate Department

 



Julie K. Brown, Investigative Journalist for the Miami Herald

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The award-winning reporter who helped break the Jeffrey Epstein case will be speaking to our Urban Journalism class Wednesday, and the lecture is open to anyone interested. 



A Trans Ecology for Harlem: Speculative Planning and the Poetics of Environmental Design

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Presenter:
Davy Knittle,  Ph.D. Candidate Department of English

Discussant:
Akira Drake Rodriguez, Lecturer Department of City and Regional Planning

 



Discover West Philadelphia Social History

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Wednesday, January 22 6:30  The Hamilton Mansion at the Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave.  Register at this website:

https://uchs.wildapricot.org/events



Georgia O’Keeffe, Sky-shapes, and the Limits of the City

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Presenter:
Lee Ann Custer, PhD Candidate History of Art

Discussant:
Eugenie L. Birch, Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research & Education



36th Annual Public Lecture: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

"Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership"
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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University, is our 36th Annual Public Lecturer. Dr.…



A Neighborhood Politics of Last Resort: Post-Katrina New Orleans and the Right to the City

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Join the Urban Studies Program and URBS 290: Metropolitan Nature for the opportunity to hear Professor Stephen Danley, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers-Camden University, speak about…