It’s That Time Again: Submissions for UHA Awards Are Now Open!

via GIPHY   If you are an urban scholar who put a book, article, or dissertation out into the world in 2019, we encourage you to check out the Jackson, Hirsch, and Katz awards and consider applying. The selection criteria for all awards is the same: significance, originality, quality of research, sophistication of methodology, clarity […]

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Announcing the Winner of the Third Annual UHA/The Metropole Grad Student Blogging Contest

The Urban History Association/The Metropole Graduate Student Blogging Contest was established to promote blogging among graduate students–as a way to teach beyond the classroom, market their scholarship, and promote the enduring value of the humanities. The theme of the third annual contest was “Life Cycles,” inspired by The Metropole‘s third rotation around the sun. Grad students […]

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UHA Award Tour 2017

Late in 2016, the seminal hip-hop collective A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) was still reeling from the death of founding member Phife Dawg when the group released its final album, We Got it from Here Thank You for Your Service. Though completed well before the election that year, one could not help but listen to […]

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