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18 hours ago
Call for Applications: 2019 ACSP Junior Faculty Workshop for Faculty of Color - June 20-22, 2019 »
Call for Applications: 2019 ACSP Junior Faculty Workshop for Faculty of Color June 20-22, 2019 Harvard University, Ca...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Hurricane Michael Update »
The ACSP headquarters, located in Tallahassee, Florida, took a major hit last week from Hurricane Michael. Although there...
Friday, October 5, 2018
Student Representative Call for Participation 2019-2021 »
CALL FOR ACSP STUDENT GOVERNING BOARD REPRESENTATIVE TERM: 2019 - 2021 Date: October 8, 2018 Dear Fellow Ph.D...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
ACSP Planners of Color Interest Group (POCIG) CV Book 2018 - 2019 »
This year POCIG will prepare and post a collection of CV’s from people of color seeking teaching and faculty positions in...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
ACSP Reaches More Than 800 Followers on Twitter! »
@media (max-width: 600px) { td {display: block; width: 100% !important;} } ACSP now has more than 800 follo...

ACSP Annual Conference News
19 hours ago
Rosa Clemente to Give Keynote Address at #ACSP2018 »
ACSP is pleased to announce that renowned activist and organizer, Rosa Clemente will give the keynote address at #ACSP2018...
19 hours ago
Roles & Ratings for Paper Sessions at #ACSP2018 »
We look forward to hearing all of the latest planning research in the upcoming paper sessions at #ACSP2018. If you are spe...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Friday Night Events to be Held at #ACSP2018 »
Exhibits & Poster Session Reception Friday 2:00pm – 6:30pm Room: Marquee Level Ballroom What's Next for Buf...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
University Hosted Career Information Sessions at #ACSP2018 »
The following Universities are hosting Information Sessions at #ACSP2018 regarding open positions and future career opport...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
#ACSP2018 Online Registration Closing Today! »
Online registration for #ACSP2018 will close today at 5 p.m. EST. If you have been waiting to register, now is the time....

University Member News
Monday, October 15, 2018
Tufts University: Urban Experience & Design CFP »
In April 2019, the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University will host the 1st Interna...
Monday, October 8, 2018
USC Price's Martin H. Krieger Offers Special Book Pricing for ACSP Members »
Special Offer:   If you go to and use the discount code WSKRIEGER you may purchase my n...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
UMass-Amherst: Call for Abstracts! 6th Fabos Conference on Landscape & Greenway Planning »
It is a pleasure to invite you to the 6th Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning . The conference is hosted...
Monday, October 1, 2018
University of Utah: Professor Ivis Garcia Coordinates a Humanitarian Relief Shipment to Puerto Rico »
University of Utah Professor Ivis Garcia coordinated a humanitarian relief shipment from Chicago to Puerto Rico through Un...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
University of Pennsylvania: Megan Ryerson Named Associate Dean for Research »
PennDesign Dean and Paley Professor Frederick Steiner has named Megan Ryerson associate dean for research as part of a wid...

Affiliated Organizations
Thursday, October 4, 2018
American Planning Association CEO James M. Drinan, J.D. Announces Retirement »
Drinan Led APA Through Dynamic Period of Growth and Member Engagement CHICAGO – James M. Drinan, J.D., CEO of the Ameri...

Association Contributors
Monday, October 15, 2018
American Planning Association: Professor Ann Forsyth Selected as Next JAPA Editor »
CHICAGO — The American Planning Association (APA), a membership and education organization with more than 40,000 members,...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Island Press: 3 USGBC Courses that Explore the Relationship Between Climate & Buildings »
Did you know that Island Press is an Education Provider with USGBC? We are, and this month one of our latest courses is fe...

Calls for Papers
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Call for Abstracts - 2019 YA Conference, Darmstadt EXTENDED DEADLINE: 29 October 2018 »
The Local Organizing Committee and the YA Coordination team invites young researchers, academics, and practitioners from a...
Monday, October 8, 2018
CFP: Applied Geography Special Issue on Urban Inequality »
Call for Papers Urban Inequality: Global Perspectives A Special Issue of Applied Geography (AG) Guest Editors:...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Housing Policy Debate Call for Papers on Smart Cities »
In this special issue, we look at smart cities with a focus on urban development, housing, and community development polic...

Other Conferences
Friday, September 14, 2018
Building 4Humanity Resilient Design Competition »
The 8th International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR) is organizing an international design contest: the Buildi...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFOU) Congress 2018 »
Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning Sustainability & Resilience December 10-12, 2018 Barcelona...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
NSF Geography & Spatial Sciences Webinar Invitation: Doctoral Dissertation Research »
Date: November 8, 2018 Time: 3:00-5:00pm Registration: Program: GSS DDRI Urban Myths Program address (regist...


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