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

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 – 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, 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

JUA Special Issue: Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities (Journal of Urban Affairs)

June 10, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Articles from the Journal of Urban Affairs‘ current Special Issue, Promoting Social Justice and Equity in Shrinking Cities, are available for download now! Introduction By Robert Mark Silverman Shrinking cities are a global phenomenon, with notable examples in Europe, North America, Asia, and other parts of the world. Past research has examined shrinking cities in … Read More

Open Call for Papers (Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City)

May 1, 2020Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City, Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Open Call for Papers The Urban Affairs Association is delighted to announce our new journal, the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (JRE). We are making an open call for papers to be submitted to the journal. The journal will: Serve as an outlet for ground-breaking theoretical and empirical approaches that explore race, ethnicity, identity … Read More

Call for Papers – The Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue, Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities (Abstract deadline: May 31, 2020)

April 15, 2020Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

Call for Papers Journal of Urban Affairs Special Issue Theme: Understandings of Global South Urbanism: The Identity of African Cities  Guest Editor  Dr. Patrick Brandful Cobbinah The University of Melbourne, Australia Email: patrick.cobbinah@unimelb.edu.au African cities are at the crossroads of rapid urbanization and climate change. United Nations statistics show that Africa is expected to accommodate … Read More

Call for Papers – Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (Deadline: Jan. 15, 2020)

November 7, 2019Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City, Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

We are delighted to announce that the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City (JRE), a new journal sponsored by the Urban Affairs Association, is ready to accept manuscripts for review. The journal will: Serve as an outlet for ground-breaking theoretical and empirical approaches that explore race, ethnicity, identity and social justice; Examine the complex relations between race, ethnicity and other vectors … Read More

REMINDER: RFP for UAA’s New Journal: Race, Ethnicity and the City (Letter of Intent Deadline: December 3, 2018)

November 16, 2018Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is delighted to invite applications from individuals or teams for the founding editorship of our new journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City. The initial period of the editorship will be between 1st April 2019 and 31st December 2021, with the option of renewal for a further period, subject to mutual consent. Key Deadlines  … Read More

Request for Proposal: Founding Editorship of UAA’s New Journal Race, Ethnicity and the City

November 1, 2018Journal of Urban Affairs, UAA Community News

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is delighted to invite applications from individuals or teams for the founding editorship of our new journal, Race, Ethnicity and the City. The initial period of the editorship will be between 1st April 2019 and 31st December 2021, with the option of renewal for a further period, subject to mutual consent. Key Deadlines  … Read More