2nd Annual PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing

November 10, 2017UAA Community News

May 17-18, 2018 in Columbus, OH. Submission Deadline Feb 7, 2018. It is our pleasure to invite your submissions. The purpose of the conference is to provide a platform for doctoral students to showcase and develop their research through high quality discussant and audience feedback. PhD students whose papers are selected will receive a travel grant … Read More

Call for Papers and Design Awards Competition Deadline Extended to November 30, 2017

November 3, 2017UAA Community News

55th International Making Cities Livable Conference on  Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods  May 14-18, 2018, The Shaw Center, Ottawa, Canada  http://www.livablecities.org/call-papers  http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/55th-conference-ottawa/design-awards-competition  Paper proposals are invited from practitioners, scholars, and elected officials concerned with issues such as the following:  Planning 10-Minute neighborhoods  Land-use planning for new neighborhoods  Re-shaping suburbia into healthy 10-minute neighborhoods  Essential elements of 10-minute … Read More

Racial-Ethnic Diversity: New Data Resource

November 1, 2017UAA Community News

A newly expanded data portal for learning about community racial and ethnic diversity is now up and operational at the ‘Diversity and Disparities’ website of Brown’s Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) Initiative. The portal shares data from an NIH-funded study completed this summer by PI Barrett Lee and a team of eight collaborators, … Read More

Use the New Day Films Screened at the UAA Conference in Your Classes This Year!

November 1, 2017UAA Community News

New Day Films offers 25% off UAA films! Use them in class to provide context and spark discussion about crucial urban planning issues like gentrification, public housing, land trusts, and disadvantaged fathers.  70 ACRES IN CHICAGO: CABRINI GREEN – A film chronicling the demolition of Cabrini-Green public housing and the difficult questions behind urban redevelopment and gentrification. ARC … Read More

Call for Proposals: Research Grants for Projects Impacting the Latina/o Population

October 27, 2017UAA Community News

Dear Colleagues, The John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University and the Latino Center for Leadership Development are excited to share a call for proposals for research grants for up to $10,000 for scholarly research projects that have policy implications for the Latina/o population. Faculty with doctoral degrees and students enrolled … Read More

Call for Award Nominations: Alma H. Young Emerging Scholar Award

October 25, 2017UAA Community News

Nominations due by: December 1, 2017   Do you know an emerging scholar? Nominate a student for the emerging scholar award whose doctoral research is related to urban affairs. The student may be of any academic discipline. The student nominee must have finished their coursework, passed their comprehensive examinations, and have an approved dissertation proposal. The nominator may nominate more than one student, but must … Read More

AAG Call for Participation

September 29, 2017UAA Community News

School segregation in Contemporary Cities: Social, Spatial and Political Dynamics Organizers: Isabel Ramos Lobato, Venla Bernelius, Sako Musterd We would like to explore the social, spatial and political dynamics of school segregation in different urban contexts. Based on new forms of (ethnic) separation and an increased social polarisation, education systems in many cities have been … Read More