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Urban Studies Week!

Imperial SF

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Fromm Hall 110 - Maier Room
Event Type
Events and Lectures
Jacobs, Shanley Brooke
Art and Architecture

DR. GRAY BRECHIN IS AN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHER AND AUTHOR OF THE ACCLAIMED BOOK IMPERIAL SAN FRANCISCO whose chief interests are the state of California, the environmental impact of cities upon their hinterlands, and the invisible landscape of New Deal public works. He received a B.A. in history and geography, a M.A. in art history, and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of California at Berkeley with which he has been closely associated for over forty years. He was the first director of the Mono Lake Committee and worked during the 1980s as journalist and TV producer in San Francisco.

For more information, please contact Shanley Jacobs at x5681.


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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