Exploring Neighborhoods and Inequality Through Urban Research
Please join us for the 25th Annual Urban Studies’ Student Research Forum.
May 5, 2023 from Noon-5:30pm
UWM Student Union Alumni Fireside Lounge
The 2023 Student Research Forum keynote speaker is Claire Dunning, assistant professor of public policy and history at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of Nonprofit Neighborhoods: An Urban History of Inequality and the American State (University of Chicago Press, 2022).
In addition to the keynote presentation, the afternoon’s event includes:
- a juried poster session for undergraduate and graduate students over a buffet lunch,
- a panel discussion on community collaborations and conducting urban research by members of the Cherry Street Community Garden project,
- a documentary screening by racial justice community project grant awardee and USP MS student, Nateya Taylor, an awards ceremony, and
- a reception following the keynote presentation.
- REGISTRATION: 12:00 PM
- JURIED POSTER SESSION OVER LUNCH: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
- PANEL DISCUSSION: 1:30 – 2:30 PM Theme: Community Collaboration & Methods of Urban Research
- DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 2:30-3:00 PM The Good Land: Muneer Bahauddeen – Vision by Nateya Taylor
- BREAK: 3:00 – 3:15 PM
- AWARDS PRESENTATION: 3:15 – 3:30 PM
- KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: 3:30 – 4:30 PM
- RECEPTION: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Sponsored by: UWM Urban Studies Programs, the Maier Fund, the Center for Economic Development, the Public and Nonprofit Administration program, the Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures program, the Department of Geography, the Department of History, the Department of Sociology and the College of Letters and Science