News and Events

Urban Studies Week 2015~March 9-12

Monday, March 9th John Rahaim, SF Planning Director 5-7 p.m. McClaren 251 Planning Challenges in a New Era of City Growth

Tuesday, March 10th Cities in Cinema  6:30-9:00 p.m. Cowell 107
Film: Satyajit Ray's "The Big City"

Wednesday, March 11th Manisha Anantharaman 5-7 p.m. Lone Mountain 100
Re-Cycling Class: The Cultural and Environmental Politics of the New Middle Classes of Bangalore, India

Thursday, March 12th 12-2:30 p.m. South of Market~Then and Now~Urban Field Trip w/Professor Rachel Brahinsky (Urban Affairs) and Kathleen Coll (Politics)

*For details about meeting location, RSVP to Prof. Coll <> by March 10



Introducing the Major in Urban Studies! Classes begin in Fall 2014.

Students exploring the city

What is a city? What does it mean to be a citizen? How do inhabitants of a city have access to water and electricity? Who creates policies to run cities?


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