The Kauffman Foundation Announces Two Virtual Events

September 10, 2020UAA Community News

Entrepreneurship Issue Forum.   Join the Kauffman Foundation for an Entrepreneurship Issue Forum on “Family Responsibilities and Entrepreneurship: Child Care, Caregiving and Who Becomes an Entrepreneur” 9 a.m. CDT (central US) on Thursday, September 24. This Forum will discuss how family responsibilities, including child care, shape entrepreneurship. Registration is required to attend part or all of … Read More

An update message regarding the 2021 UAA Conference scheduled for April 21-24 in Nashville

August 20, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News, UAA Conference, UAA Urban Studies Honor Society

The UAA Executive Director has recommended to the Governing Board that all preliminary activities (e.g., abstract submission) related to our annual spring conference be postponed until December 2020.  The Governing Board has accepted and unanimously approved this recommendation. The Executive Director will submit a new recommendation to the Governing Board in late November regarding the … Read More

Education Reform and Gentrification in the Age of #CamdenRising

August 19, 2020UAA Community News

Education Reform and Gentrification in the Age of #CamdenRising: Public Education and Urban Redevelopment in Camden, NJ examines the perceptions and interpretations of Camden—a New Jersey community whose population is predominately minority, historically impoverished, and rapidly employing neoliberal strategies in public education and urban redevelopment. Using the framework of standpoint theory as a lens to … Read More

Housing Policy Debate: Call for Abstracts

August 14, 2020UAA Community News

Housing Policy Debate invites abstracts for an upcoming special issue, “Keeping American Housed: Research on Homelessness Prevention and Diversion,” to be guest edited by Mary Cunningham and Samantha Batko from the Urban Institute. For more information see: https://bit.ly/Housing_Policy

4th in the Series – Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy

August 14, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

The Journal of Urban Affairs’ free-access special issue, titled Contributions of Community Psychology to Urban Research and Policy, will be available over the coming weeks as part of the journal’s fourth video series. The JUA thanks Taylor & Francis and UAA for making this possible. All the videos published on the JUABlog will remain available on … Read More

Call for Papers on Inclusive Economic Development: 9-30-20

August 10, 2020UAA Community News

Economic Development Quarterly is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for research manuscript proposals for a fall 2021 National Economic Summit on Inclusive Economic Development and Recovery Strategies to be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on September 23 and 24, 2021. Jointly organizing this conference are the Federal Reserve Banks of … Read More

Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Police and Policing in 21st Century Cities (Abstract deadline: September 15, 2020)

August 4, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Call for Papers Journal of Urban Affairs  Special Issue Theme: Police and Policing in 21st Century Cities Guest Editor: Michael Leo Owens, Ph. D. Emory University, United States Email: michael.leo.owens@emory.edu The urban world is a world of police. Whether in the Global North or South, democracies or autocracies, police are present in our cities and metropoles. In … Read More

Special Issue Call for Papers Abstracts due August 3, 2020 (Journal of Community Practice)

July 2, 2020UAA Community News

In the wake of global protests spurred by acts of police brutality in the United States, the Journal of Community Practice is seeking empirical, theoretical, and practice-based articles for a special issue examining racial justice in Black and Brown communities. Racial justice goes beyond paying lip service to inequalities. Instead, it entails institutional changes aimed … Read More

Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform (Journal of Urban Affairs)

July 1, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Articles from The Journal of Urban Affairs’ current Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform, are available for download now! You can also find videos to use in your remote classes! Introduction By Guest Editors: Julia Sass Rubin , Ryan M. Good & Michelle Fine Over the past twenty … Read More