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Fall 2017 Interdisciplinary Colloquium: City As Nexus

The city is a social nexus. It binds people, things, forces, ideas together as a crossroads, grid, and network. But exactly how? Speakers from a variety of disciplines will present research on the relational dynamic of cities. This 1-unit colloquium provides an introduction to the cross-disciplinary approaches offered in the Graduate Certificate in Global Urban Humanities. More...


Spring 2018 CORE SEMINAR: POPULISM, ART, AND THE CITY

Populism is intrinsically about people, social interactions and collective identifications. But as much as it is embodied, populism also shapes—and is shaped by—urban environments around the world, constructing the very terms of ‘the people’ and civic belonging through various kinds of utopian, contingent and informal design. More...


CALL FOR STUDENT PROPOSALS: Interdisciplinary Publications on Cities and Urban Life

We invite student teams to submit proposals for an online or print publication on an urban theme of their choosing. Proposals due September 25, 2017. More...


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GLOBAL URBAN HUMANITIES UNDERGRADUATE COURSE ON CITIES AT A BAY AREA SITE

Interdisciplinary two-person faculty teams are invited to submit proposals for undergraduate Research Studio Courses for 2018, 2019 and 2020. Proposals due October 1, 2017. More...


CALL FOR PROPOSALS:  GLOBAL URBAN HUMANITIES INITIATIVE GRADUATE COURSE ON A GLOBAL CITY/URBAN LIFE

Interdisciplinary two-person faculty teams are invitied to submit proposals for undergraduate Research Studio Courses for 2018, 2019 and 2020. Proposals due October 1, 2017. More...