Call for Abstracts for New Edited Book Volume: What Works to Promote Inclusive, Equitable, Mixed-Income, Mixed-Use Communities

December 8, 2017UAA Community News

We are excited to extend a Call for Abstracts to potential contributors to the latest edited book volume in the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank’s What Works series, provisionally titled What Works to Promote Inclusive, Equitable, Mixed-Income, Mixed-Use Communities.  We are seeking brief essays on the latest research and practice experience about how to create … Read More

Now Accepting Applications for Teaching Effectiveness Workshop

December 6, 2017UAA Community News

NEW WORKSHOP! TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS WORKSHOP FOR INSTRUCTORS Question: Busy and can’t find time to think about teaching? Answer: Join other instructors in UAA’s newest opportunity! ______________________________________________________________ Workshop date and time: April 4, 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm 48th Annual UAA Conference (Toronto, CA) Sheraton Toronto Centre Hotel Potential participants must complete an application form. CLICK TO SUBMIT … Read More

Call for Papers: A World of Flows – Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival

November 27, 2017UAA Community News

Regional Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 A World of Flows – Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival 3rd – 6th June 2018, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland Abstract submission deadline: 23rd February 2018   In January 2017, the editorial of the 50th anniversary issue of Regional … Read More

Call for Abstracts: Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections

November 20, 2017UAA Community News

Friday, May 18, 2018 Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Over the past twenty years, neoliberal education reforms have gained increasing momentum across the United States, emphasizing school choice, market discipline, standardized testing, high-stakes evaluation, privatized management, and the reframing of public education as a site for … Read More

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  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