UHI Alumni Salon Working Group Holding Meetings

  The UHI Alumni Salon working group is again holding meetings to discuss what lies ahead for the rest of

The Context of Climate Change Breakdown

For the January UHI Faculty Workshop, participants Sjoerd Oostrik, Kian Goh, and Lis Koslov each led a presentation of their

UHI Faculty Seminar ’18

The UHI Faculty Seminar met last month, bringing together nearly 30 UHI affiliated faculty, as well as PhD candidates, from

Summertime Playlist Event a Success

Urban humanists representing all six years of UHI conducted a collective sound scavenging drift across DTLA as part of the

‘Cities in Common’ – A UHI Year-book

Cities in Common is the 2017–2018 gift year-book of the Urban Humanities Initiative at the University of California, Los Angeles,

UHI Graduate Summer Institute 2018

The UHI Summer Institute, ‘Design Research in Urban Humanities (AUD M295)’ introduces students to the methodological approaches of the “Urban

Announcing: UHI Class of 2018-2019

Twenty-four graduate and PhD students from across multiple disciplines have been selected for Urban Humanities Initiative’s 2018-2019 (Shanghai) year. Congratulations

cityLAB Summer Institute 2018 kicks off!

This past week the Urban Humanities Initiative and cityLAB kicked off the Summer Institute, welcoming 12 undergraduate and graduate students

UHI Spring Studio Holds Final Review

This year’s UHI cohort presented work from the spring studio course after spending the quarter working with local community organizations

Alumni Group Hosts Inaugural Symposium

The UHI alumni group is happy to have the inaugural symposium, Salon 01, under their belts.  The event was a

Congrats to core UHI faculty Todd Presner!

Professor Todd Presner has been appointed both as Associate Dean of Digital Innovation and as a new Advisor to the

UCLA Hosts Mellon Convening

This past week UCLA hosted visiting faculty from schools around the world who participate in the Urban Humanities Initiative as

Learn About the cityLAB Summer Institute

Professor Todd Presner leads an Info Session on the 2018 edition of the cityLAB Summer Institute. If you’re interested to learn

Alumni Group Hosts Final Salon of the Year

A group of UHI Alumna got together for the final Salon of the academic year – meeting to discuss both

Students Present Final CDMX Projects

Last Thursday students from the current UHI cohort presented final works from their fieldwork in Mexico City to fellow UCLA

UHI Students Begin Final Studio Course: x Spatial Practices

This year’s UHI cohort, having finished their site investigations in Mexico City, return to Los Angeles for their final Spring

Students travel to Mexico City over Spring Break

This year’s cohort traveled to Mexico City over spring break to conduct field work in collaboration with students from the

Ben Leclair Reviews Book on Activist Architecture

UHI Associate Director, Dr. Benjamin Leclair-Paquet, reviews Camillo Boano’s 2017 book, The Ethics of Potential Urbanism: Encounters Between Giorgio Agamben and

Prof. Loukaitou-Sideris’ ‘Smart Parks: A Toolkit’

Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris and her research team have completed and released Smart Parks: A Toolkit.  The work details how technology can enhance the

Alumni Group Hosts First Salon

The newly formed UHI Alumni Group held its first ‘salon’ event in February. 14 alums representing all five years of

cityLAB Summer Institute Info Session

The cityLAB Summer Institute will be at the UCLA Summer Opportunities Fair next Tuesday, February 13. cityLAB and the Urban

Faculty Seminar Creates Thick Map

Participants in the monthly Faculty Seminar tried their hand at one of Urban Humanities key methodologies: thick mapping. Using a

CDMX’18 Travels to Tijuana

Current UHI cohort travels to Tijuana, Mexico to conduct research under the theme of borders and commons in preparation for

Photos: UHI Alumni Kickoff

Last Friday, a group of UHI alumni held a Kickoff event for the UHI Alumni Salon–a new forum for continued intellectual

Prof Zubiaurre Plans Winter Course “On Borders: From Tijuana to Mexico City” 

Maite Zubiaurre, professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Germanic Languages, and UHI core faculty member, will lead the Winter Urban

First Undergraduate Course in Urban Humanities Wraps Up

The urban humanities initiative’s first undergraduate course offered in the regular academic year delves into issues  of spatial justice in

UHI Alumni Group Forms

As we enter our 5th year of the Graduate program in Urban Humanities, alumni from each the past four cohorts

UHI Director Dana C. Lectures At UChicago

Dana Cuff, professor of architecture and urban design and director of UHI, lectured at the University of Chicago this past

Greg Cohen Co-Teaches UHI Fall Seminar

Urban Humanities was privileged to have artist and scholar Greg Cohen teaching with us this Fall quarter. Greg joined UHI

“Human Error” Enters Final Production

UHI is pleased to support the final production of Human Error, a film by Yoh Kawano that documents personal experiences

UHI Students Produce Sawtelle Counter-Tour

The Botanical Gardens of Sawtelle: A counter-tour of the Japanese gardens of Sawtelle, Los Angeles     Team: Sara Bond, Library

Professors D. Cuff and M. Zubiaurre visit Tijuana

Core UHI Faculty Dana Cuff, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, and Maite Zubiaurre, Professor of Spanish & Portuguese, visited

D. Cuff Publishes in Urban Divides: Perspecta 50

Dana Cuff, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and Director of UHI, published in The Yale Architectural Journal’s Urban Divides: Perspecta

Jason De León Talks Photoethnography in Border Context

UHI co-sponsored a lecture by Jason De León, a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, and the Director

Muslim in Japan – UHI Students Complete Summer Research

2016-17 UHI graduates Sabrina Kim and Sarah Mercurio completed a summer research project examining policies and media perceptions of Muslims

UHI Grad Students Create West Adams Thick Maps

Working in teams of eight, UHI summer institute graduate students created a series of thick maps based in West Adams

LACI Announces Artist-in-Residence Program

AIR, the soon to launch Artist-in-Residence Program at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), is looking to hire a Communications Assistant

Berlin Mayor Visits cityLAB+UHI

Oct. 6, 2017. UCLA hosted the Mayor of Berlin, Mr. Michael Müller, and a delegation that included, among others, Mr.

Grad Students Present Summer Institute Projects

Graduate students participating in the year-long urban humanities certificate program concluded summer institute with shared presentations and a lively discussion.

Summer Institute Students Produce West Adams Films

Eight teams of graduate students participating in the urban humanities Summer Institute produced films based in West Adams neighborhood, and

UHI + EPFC Filmmobile Host Film Festival

Urban Humanities and the Echo Park Film Centre’s Filmmobile hosted a small film festival at Kevin Daly Architects in West

5th Graduate Summer Institute Begins

The first day of our 5th consecutive graduate Summer Institute coincided with a total solar eclipse, auspiciously marking the beginning

UHI Students Visit Manzanar

Last week, a team of UHI students took a research trip to the Manzanar National Historic Site to investigate the

Announcing: UHI Class of 2017-2018

Twenty-four graduate and PhD students from across multiple disciplines have been selected for Urban Humanities Initiative’s 2017-2018 (Mexico City) year.

UCLA LGTBQ Studies Issues Call For Papers

The UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program issues a call for papers for its upcoming graduate conference: “Radical Imaginaries: Scholar-Activism Dismantling the

MIT Press to Publish Urban Humanities Book

MIT Press and UHI core faculty Dana Cuff, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Todd Presner, Maite Zubiaurre, and research affiliate Jonathan Crisman have

LA Tech City Wraps Up with Portfolio Review

This week, we wrapped up LA Tech City, our first-ever undergraduate summer institute. Students presented the culmination of 4-weeks of

UHI Students Exhibit Ghost Guides in Tokyo

Several UHI students returned to Tokyo on July 25 to exhibit the culmination of this past year’s work in collaboration

LA Tech City Students Visit Boelter Hall

LA Tech City students took a field trip to Boelter Hall at UCLA, where the Internet was born. On Oct.

2017 SACRPH Biennial Awards Competition

DEADLINE: August 1 & August 15, 2017. The Society for American City & Regional Planning History (SACRPH) is offering several awards for publications published

LA Tech Students Visit Silicon Beach

Students participating in the LA Tech City Summer Institute visited Google’s LA office yesterday for a tour and discussion about

UHI Students to Create Ànimo 2.0 this Summer

UHI students Nick Bruni and Nerve Macaspac were awarded summer funding to take their Spring studio project—Ànimo—to its next iterative

Students Awarded Grant to Continue Work with SCL

UHI students Cate Carlson, Josh Nelson and Sara Bond received one of our summer research grants to continue their work

LA Tech City Summer Institute Begins!

Today we launched our first-ever undergraduate summer institute: “LA Tech City”. Students will spend the next three weeks investigating ‘spatial justice

UHI Students Receive Architecture Awards

Each year the Department of Architecture and Urban Design acknowledges several students for their accomplishments and outstanding work. We’re excited

UHI Exhibits Tokyo 2020 Ghost Guides at RUMBLE

UHI students exhibited their Tokyo 2020 Ghost Guides at RUMBLE–the UCLA Architecture Department’s annual end-of-year exposition that engages students, faculty, and

UHI Publishes Ghost Guides to Tokyo 2020

In the past century, no city has more effectively deployed the Olympic Games to assert its modernity than Tokyo. From

Students Present Spring Studio Final Projects

This year’s graduate cohort presented the culmination of their work investigating the notion of the ‘hospitable commons’ in Los Angeles

UHI Holds Final Faculty Workshop

“Engaging the Urban Turn,” a monthly research workshop organized by the Urban Humanities Initiative at UCLA held its final meeting

Waseda Students Visit L.A.

Our Tokyo hosts – ten students and faculty from Waseda University – visited Los Angeles for a week, uncovering the

T. Presner Helps L.A. Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month

UHI core faculty member Professor Todd Presner, along with Ross Post-Doctoral Fellow Caroline Luce, helped the L.A. City Council celebrate

UHI Associate Director in Urban History

UHI associate director Benjamin Leclair-Paquet’s article on the mid-century project called the ‘Baltimore Plan’ was published last week in Urban

Workshop at Echo Park Film Center

On Sunday, April 30th, the UHI Graduate cohort visited the Echo Park Film Center for an afternoon workshop on Super

Application for Graduate Certificate Now Open!


UHI Students Present Final Tokyo Projects

For six days in March, the Urban Humanities Initiative headed to Tokyo in search of Olympic ghosts and monsters. Of

LA Tech City Info Session

We held an LA Tech Summer Institute info session with Professor Dana Cuff, and broadcast it live on Facebook here.

Princeton-Mellon Initiative Call for Fellows

Our friends over at the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities have issued a call for fellows for the

LA Tech City Summer Institute

The design and transformation of Los Angeles is driven by three distinct technologies: the car, film, and the internet. LA Tech City investigates how these

Students Present Projects in Tokyo

The Urban Humanities Initiative collaborated with Waseda University in Tokyo to investigate and propose urban projects on the ghosts of

UHI Heads to Tokyo!

UHI students and faculty take off for ten days of intensive field work in Tokyo.  Building off their investigations of urban and

UHI students perform at Ghost Stories Night

The Urban Humanities Initiative and the Yanai Initiative held an evening of ghostly stories, performances and readings featuring Furukawa Hideo, Suga

Tokyo Heterotopia to Little Tokyo Ghost Stories

UHI students participated in a weekend workshop–Little Tokyo Ghost Stories–led by visiting scholar, Keijiro Suga. Students explored the history and contemporary conditions

UHI Assoc Dir in Harvard Design Magazine

UHI associate director Benjamin Leclair-Paquet’s article on the design politics of rainwater harvesting in Singapore is featured in the latest issue of

La Caja Mágica lives on!

UHI students from the 2015-16 cohort and community partner, Libros Schmibros, an independent lending library, organized the first “Hora Mágica” on May

Urban Humanities in the Borderlands

 – The Urban Humanities Initiative would like to celebrate the publication of Urban Humanities in the Borderlands: Engaged Scholarship from Mexico

Mapping Disciplinary and Geographic Interests

  “Engaging the Urban Turn,” a monthly research workshop organised by the Urban Humanities Initiative at UCLA held its first

Boyle Heights en Movimiento, Grand Park

  Former UHI students, Peter Chesney,  Lucy Seena K. Lin, and Chantiri Duran Resendiz, continue their Boyle Heights en Movimiento collaboration with Multicultural

Continued Research at El Jardín de la Santísima

  In the Spring of 2016, a team of students from the Urban Humanities worked with LIGA to study the

Field Notes from the In-between

  New Logics from Taipei to SGV   Supported by a summer research grant, UHI graduate Lucy Seena K Lin

UHI Fall Seminar Begins

  The 2016-2017 Urban Humanities fall quarter seminar “Guides to Tokyo” has started, beginning an exciting year of study on

Students present films on Sawtelle

  UHI Summer Institute students worked in multi-disciplinary teams to produce short films  in Sawtelle. The area of Sawtelle, also

Professors D. Cuff and M. Zubiaurre visit Japan

  Core UHI Faculty Dana Cuff, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, and Maite Zubiaurre, Professor of Spanish & Portuguese,

N. Goldberg visits UHI Summer Institute

  Professor and video artist, Neil Goldberg, led students in a two-day workshop on sense-based film making in the city.

Summer Institute 2016 Begins

  Twenty-five graduate and PhD students have begun this year’s Summer Institute entitled “Spatial Ethnographies, Urban Peripheries and Contested Los Angeles” led

The Peatoniños are back!

Student summer grantees, Gus Wendel and Paola Mendez continue UHI’s collaboration with Laboratorio para la Cuidad (LAB) through Peatoniños playstreets. As

C. Villaseñor Black wins Gold Shield Faculty Prize

UHI Affiliated Faculty and Professor of Art History and Chicana/o Studies, Charlene Villaseñor Black, was awarded the 2016 Gold Shield Faculty Prize by

B. Collins and A. Sideris awarded “Best Paper”

UHI Alum and recent Doctoral Recipient in Urban Planning, Brady Collins, and UHI Core Faculty and Professor of Urban Planning,

Students begin filming in the Philippines

UHI Summer 2016 student grantees, Nerve Macaspac and Will Davis, are currently making a collaborative short video piece with performance

Community storytelling with Libros Schmibros

On Sunday, May 22nd, UHI students and community partner, Libros Schmibros, organized the first “Hora Mágica” at Mariachi Plaza. Around

UHI collaboration wins Arts Activation Fund

UHI students in collaboration with community partners, Multicultural Communities for Mobility (MCM) and Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) were

UHI students presenting at Madrid conference

UHI students Maricela Becerra Garcia, Alejandro Ramirez Mendez, and Maria Teresa Monroe will be presenting at the 10th International Conference

Application for graduate certificate now open!

A cross-disciplinary curriculum bridges design, urban studies, and the humanities to better understand megacities of the Pacific Rim. For the

UHI explores Boyle Heights with James Rojas

UHI students went on a walking tour through Boyle Heights with James Rojas, learning about “Latino urbanism” and visiting various

UHI Heads to Mexico City!

UHI students and faculty are off for ten days of intensive field work in Mexico City. During the trip, students

UHI partners with three Mexico City organizations

Over spring break, UHI faculty and students will head to Mexico City for ten days of intensive field work, during

UHI Student Grant Applications Now Open!

The UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative is seeking proposals from UCLA graduate students for research projects for its 2016 cycle of

A. Becerra Artwork at Kerchkoff Gallery

Current Urban Humanities graduate student Angélica Becerra’s artwork is currently showing at the Kerchkoff Art Gallery at UCLA.. The work

UHI students collaborate with Mexico City orgs

The Urban Humanities Initiative spent a weekend in San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico to examine the social and physical landscape

UHI Fieldwork Trip to US-Mexico Border

The 2015-16 cohort of UHI students focused on proximities between Mexico City and Los Angeles did a one-night fieldwork trip

In Memoriam: Edward Soja

Edward Soja, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning at UCLA, passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Soja was a renowned

Y. Kawano maps, analyzes Fukushima recovery

In commemoration of all the exciting things that happened at UCLA in 2015, the UCLA Newsroom published 15 UCLA Stories

D. Cuff OpEd in LA Times

Dana Cuff, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and Principal Investigator for the Urban Humanities Initiative, wrote an op-ed for

Engaging the Urban Turn Session 2

Today the Urban Humanities Initiative’s faculty workshop, Engaging the Urban Turn, met for their second session where they discussed the

Marisa Belausteguigoitia: Art and Justice

Marisa Belausteguigoitia, Professor of Philosophy and Letters and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, joined the Urban Humanities Initiative to

Maria Moreno-Carranco talks urban renewal

Maria Moreno-Carranco, architect and visiting professor at UC Berkeley, presented on Urban Renewal in Santa Fe, Mexico City, as part

Engaging the Urban Turn Session 1

Last week the Urban Humanities Initiative held the first session of its year-long faculty workshop, “Engaging the Urban Turn”. The

Ignacio Padilla and urban catastprophe

Renowned novelist and short story writer, Ignacio Padilla, presented at UHI’s fora lecture series on material from his book Arte

Crisman and Gu Featured at ForumFest 2015

Jonathan Crisman, Project Director and Core Faculty of the UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative, and Jia Gu, a graduate of the

D. Cuff Receives AIA Award

Professor Dana Cuff, Principal Investigator of the UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative, was honored with the AIA/LA Award for Community Contribution

Ruben Gallo presents on modernization in Mexico

Ruben Gallo, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University, visited UCLA’s UHI program to lecture on material from his seminal

Art, Politics and the City conference at Berkeley

UHI Faculty participated in a conference this weekend presented by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative. This conference brought

P. Monkkonen hosts chat on Mexican cities

Last week, UHI-affiliated faculty and Professor of Urban Planning, Paavo Monkkonen, together with colleague Vinit Mukhija, hosted an informal discussion

All 4000 copies of UHI/UC issue out of printing press

We are pleased to announce that all 4000 copies of the Urban Humanities Initiative special issue of Urban China have

Samuel Steinberg joins UHI for discussion

After presenting on his forthcoming book, Photopoetics at Tlatelolco: Afterimages of Mexico, 1968, Samuel Steinberg joined UHI students and faculty

UHI publishes special issue of Urban China

Acting as a guest editor for the magazine Urban China, the Urban Humanities Initiative just published a special issue titled

J. Crisman speaks at West Bund Biennial

Jonathan Crisman, Project Director and Core Faculty for the Urban Humanities Initiative, spoke at Shanghai’s West Bund Biennial to introduce

West Bund Biennial opens, featuring UHI

The West Bund Biennial opened on September 29th in the West Bund Arts Center, and is featuring the work of

Upcoming Symposium: Contesting the Streets II

Contesting The Streets II: Vending and Public Space in Global Cities October 2-3, 20145 University of Southern California This symposium

M. Zubiaurre Featured in UCLA Magazine

A unique course on trash, titled “Society of Excess: On Waste, Consumer Culture, and the Environment”, created by UHI Core Faculty

GeoHumanities: Call for Papers

GeoHumanities, a new journal being launched by the Association of American Geographers, has distributed a call for papers. The journal publishes original

Announcing: UHI Class of 2015-2016

Twenty-four graduate and PhD students from across multiple disciplines have been selected for Urban Humanities Initiative’s 2015-2016 (Mexico City) year.

UHI invited to guest edit special issue of Urban China

The Urban Humanities initiative has been invited to guest edit a special issue of Urban China, a Chinese-language magazine that

UHI invited to West Bund Biennial

The Urban Humanities Initiative was invited to participate in the 2015 West Bund Biennial, which will be held at the

D. Cuff Featured in Architect’s Newspaper

Urban Humanities Initiative Core Faculty and Principal Investigator Dana Cuff, also Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and Director of

2015-16 Application Available

The new UHI application is now available! Complete this application for admission to the 2015-16 cohort of the UCLA Urban

A. Sideris Featured in UCLA Magazine

UHI Core Faculty and Co-Director Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, also Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA and Associate Dean of the Luskin

M. Simpson Wins Real Estate Award

A multidisciplinary team of UCLA graduate students won the 2014 NAIOP SoCal Real Estate Challenge held on November 20th at

La Placita, La Futura

The 2014 Urban Humanities Summer Institute drew to a close on September 12th with a student exhibition titled “La Placita,

Announcing: UHI Class of 2014-2015

Twenty-eight graduate students from across multiple disciplines have been selected for the Urban Humanities Initiative’s 2014-2015 (Shanghai) year. Congratulations to

UHI Student Grant Recipients (Cycle 1)

The Urban Humanities Initiative’s first cycle of student grants (2013-2014) have been awarded to fund the research of the following

AAG Seeking Editorial Team for New Journal

The Association of American Geographers is currently seeking applications and nominations for a team of two co-editors for a new

AK Munaim Receives Sasakawa Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that Urban Humanities Initiative alum and recent Master’s in Urban Planning degree recipient, AK Munaim,

UHI’s Shin-Shinjuku Exhibition at RUMBLE

Throughout the 2013-14 academic year, the UHI’s inaugural class worked in collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams to explore a variety of topics

Publications: “Informal American City”

UHI Core Faculty and Co-Director, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, who is also Professor of Urban Planning and Associate Dean of the Luskin

UCLA Trans-Pacific Symposium

A New Horizon of Knowledge after 9.11 and 3.11   Following the devastating aftereffects of 9.11 in the United States

Publications: Tomorrow is the Question

Urban Humanities faculty member, William Marotti, has had an article published in a new book: “Tomorrow is the Question: New

Publications: Anti-Academy

Urban Humanities faculty member William Marotti recently had a piece featured in Anti-Academy, a book that examines the “ideas, processes,

UHI Team to Present at Mediated City

A team of UHI students, Kara Moore, AK Munaim, and John Leisure, had their paper accepted for presentation at the

DH 250 Goes to One Wilshire

UHI sponsored course Digital Humanities 250, taught by Miriam Posner, took a field trip to one of the largest telecom

2014-15 Application Now Live!

The application for admission to the 2014-15 class of the Urban Humanities Initiative is now live! For the 2014-15 year,

Call for Proposals: Student Research Grants

The UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative seeks proposals from UCLA graduate students for class, capstone, dissertation, agency/client, and research projects for

UHI Graduate Symposium: Archiving Risk

The proceedings for the UHI graduate symposium, “Archiving Risk: Contributions from the History of Architecture and Urbanism,” have been announced:

T. Presner Featured in Chronicle of Higher Ed.

Todd Presner, a co-PI of the Urban Humanities Initiative, as well as a Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and

UHI Featured in The Positive

The UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative was featured in The Positive, London’s first daily “freemium” online news source. “University of California

UHI Featured in Chronicle of Higher Ed.

The UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education. “The planet is becoming more urban every

Y. Kawano Featured on Atlantic Cities

Urban Humanities faculty member Yoh Kawano was featured on Atlantic Cities for his work done as part of the UC

M. Zubiaurre Featured on UCLA Today

“UCLA professor Maite Zubiaurre is challenging the students in her graduate seminar that examines how trash is portrayed in art


UCLA Urban Humanities student Sarah Walsh will be presenting at the 18th Annual Graduate Symposium on Japanese Studies, hosted by

Aggregate Announces Archiving Risk

Aggregate, a partner on the UHI Graduate Symposium, Archiving Risk: Contributions from the History of Architecture and Urbanism, has posted an

Wilson/Cage: Lecture on Nothing

Two Urban Humanities students attended the Robert Wilson production of John Cage’s Lecture on Nothing with the generous support of UCLA’s

Lectures: Daniel Canogar and Andre Sorensen

Two lectures are right around the corner — find out more on their Event pages:   On Art and Trash:

Fora: Lecture Series 2013-14

Tokyo/LA: Design At Risk   October 21— Uneven Geographies of Vulnerability: Tokyo in the Twenty-first Century André Sorensen, Associate Professor

Summer Institute Launches

The first of the UHI Summer Series starts on Monday, August 26, 2013. Offered over a three-week period, the Institute

June 5 Diptych Series: Trash

The June 5th Diptych Forum, hosted by the Urban Humanities Initiative, will be focused on “talking trash.” Prof. Maite Zubiaurre

Apply for UHI 2013-14

Apply for UHI 2013-14

Graduate students from across campus are encouraged to apply to the Urban Humanities Initiative for the 2013 – 14 academic

Publications: “Money, Trains, and Guillotines”

Urban humanities faculty member William Marotti has just published a new book in relation to Japan’s revolutionary art practices after

UHI Featured on ArchDaily

Excitement and anticipation over the Urban Humanities Initiative continues to grow as our program was recently featured in an article