Department of Geography

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John's, NL

A1B 3X9

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Geography 4700:

Advanced Urban Geography

Fall 2018 - Dr. Yolande Pottie-Sherman

Seminar in Advanced Urban Geography offers an advanced overview of research on selected topics in urban geography. How we “theorize,” or think about, the city has a profound effect on the type of planning solutions we propose to solve urban social problems. It is important, then, to think critically about what taken-for-granted assumptions we bring to our study of the city and how these assumptions relate to broader questions of social justice, ethics, politics, and human rights.

How is this course relevant to urban geography?

If you were captivated by Geography 3701, this course will allow you to deepen your knowledge of urban geography and will challenge you to develop critical assessments of how cities are studied and how researchers approach a number of crucial developments affecting modern cities.