URBAN @ PARSONS

A hub for graduate programs and students that focus on reframing the study of urbanism, design, policy and inequality. Urban @ Parsons draws on an expanding body of knowledge, research, and action. The basic premise is that specific types of critical knowledge and creative thinking can redefine cities and urbanization in fundamental ways.

EVENTS

Urban Students co-leading a Curated Conversation at VERGE NYC!

Theories of Urban Practice second year students Francisco Miranda and Ruchika Lodha are co-leading a Conversation on this year’s Verge NYC conference. This year’s theme is Invisibility and their Conversation will be on Designing for Inclusion: In the contemporary Anthropocentric Era, the dichotomy between nature and society has been amplified by the divide between economies…

BARCELONA: The Transition from Grassroots Activism to Government. A Conversation with filmmaker Pau Faus and activist Rob Robinson

Theories of Urban Practice Seminars will host Pau Faus, a visual artist and documentary filmmaker and NYC-based activist Rob Robinson. Their discussion will be around Pau Faus’ latest documentary Ada for Mayor about Barcelona’s activist Mayor Ada Colau’s one year, from her time spent organizing the anti-eviction fight in Barcelona to the day she is sworn-in as its Mayor. The…

Zolberg Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 Presents: Fonna Forman & Teddy Cruz: “Cross-Border Community Stations: Co-Producing Knowledge at the US-Mexico Border”

February 13th, 6pm-8pm, Klein Conference Room, A510, 66 West 12th Street.  In this talk, Forman and Cruz will discuss the Cross-Border Community Stations, a platform of knowledge exchange that links the University of California-San Diego with marginalized communities on both sides of the San Diego-Tijuana border.  The Community Stations enable the university to transgress this contested and…

Graft Forecast

  A talk on an upcoming book about dams, trees, graft, highways, court cases, Euphrates, mountain goats, and may be panic.   With contributors: Aslıhan Demirtaş, Ali Taptık, Hakan Topal, Evren Uzer Tuesday, February 7, 2017 1:00pm – 3:00pm The Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson / JM Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th St A712 New York…

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