Marcus Hunter is an Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, and a faculty affiliate at the Ralph Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. Please join us to hear Hunter present research from his work on the varying experiences and politics of urban Black Americans across the United States since 1900, including insights from his books Black Citymakers: How the Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America (2013) and Chocolate Cities (forthcoming with Zandria F. Robinson).
For more information about the Detroit School Series and audio/video of past events, please see http://www.umich.edu/~detsch/. This year’s Detroit School series is organized by Patrick Cooper-McCann (urban planning), Jessica Lowen (anthropology), and Lydia Wileden (sociology and public policy). Margi Dewar and Angela Dillard serve as faculty advisors. We thank the Rackham Graduate School for generously supporting this year’s series as a Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop.
The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan is a leader in interdisciplinary education and research with a focus on creating a more beautiful, inclusive and better built environment. The college and its alumni are committed to pushing the boundaries of architectural practice, advancing global engagement, and significantly enhancing diversity in the profession. The college offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Master of Architecture (currently ranked #6 nationally; ranked #1 in 2010 by Design Intelligence Report), Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Urban Design, and PhD programs.