Urban Studies Program Letter and Resources To Students Regarding the Murder of George Floyd

The following letter was emailed to our urban studies students on June 5, 2020. Dear students, We, the Urban Studies Program at Trinity College, write today to express our solidarity with those communities peacefully protesting the murder of George Floyd and we would like to add our voices to their call for an end to […]

Friday 6th March 2020: Workshop Understanding Revitalization, Diversity and Gentrification in New England Cities and Beyond

SESSION 1: DEFINING THE TERMS The panel discussion, Session 1: Defining the Terms, brought together the ideas of Myers, Marcuss, Davidson and Lukens. Setting the tone for the precedent of the workshop, the importance of having clarity on significant concepts that were fundamental to the discussions were realised both during this panel, and those that […]

GVPLS Lecture Review: “EXPLORING AFFECTIVE FIELDWORK EXPERIENCES: CREATIVITY, RECIPROCALITY, AND THE EVERY DAY LIFE OF LOWER-CLASS WORKING WOMEN IN SHANGHAI”

Lecture by PENN IP, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF CULTURAL INDUSTRY AND MANAGEMENT AT SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY Professor Ip begun this week’s lecture highlighting that she had come from a background of cultural analysis, therefore, to approach this research effectively she had to learn how to conduct fieldwork. Ip demonstrated that the qualitative research associated […]

Tanzanikia Taylor ’23 and Hannah Ward ’20 Share their Experiences with CUGS

We had the opportunity to work closely this semester with two students. Among other things, they wrote awesome reflections on some of our Global Vantage Point Talks. Click any title below to read more: Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East, A talk by Savas Ergul Taking a Step to Promote Quality […]