How to Discover Visual Historical Storytelling, Without Leaving Home

By Avigail Oren On April 28th UHA past-president Richard Harris emailed me the link to Ariel Aberg-Riger’s newest visual story for CityLab, and my immediate response after reading it was “we should reach out and interview her for The Metropole about how she came up with this idea!!” I had the privilege of chatting with […]

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Member of the Week: Carl Nightingale

Carl Nightingale Professor of Urban History Department of Transnational Studies University at Buffalo Coordinator, Global Urban History Project Board Secretary, People United for Sustainable Housing, PUSH Buffalo. Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  While writing my book on segregation, I got interested the relationship between urban history and other forms of […]

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Member of the Week: Caitlin Moriarty

Caitlin Moriarty, Ph.D. Place Present & Moriarty Meats Instagram @moriartymeats Describe your research interests. How have they evolved throughout your career?  I have always been interested in how retail spaces and commercial streets relate to neighborhood identity, and more broadly, the social and cultural functions of place. Places are more than just the setting of […]

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