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Urban Studies at 50

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Historic building

How and why was the Stanford Program on Urban Studies started, and how it has changed over time? More than just an institutional history, the interviews illuminate larger themes in the history of student activism and the politics of urban knowledge.

An Interview with the Project Organizers

Michael Kahan and Nova Meurice, the winners of the 2022 Susan W. Schofield Oral History Award, discuss the Urban Studies at 50 Oral History Project with Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program Manager Natalie Marine-Street. The project documents the origins and evolution of the Program on Urban Studies at Stanford University.