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Brown University's Samuel Zipp

Tuesday, 04/08/2014

Tuesday, April 8

Zipp Brown University Urban Historian Samuel Zipp, will examine historic urban development patterns alongside twentieth century planning practices, and discuss the need for vibrant and dense cities that cater to a diverse population. In 2010, Professor Zipp authored Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York. Samuel Zipp teaches American Studies and Urban Studies at Brown University. He is a cultural, intellectual, and urban historian with particular interest in 20th century cities, the built environment, United States history since World War II, and nonfiction writing. He has written articles and reviews for a number of publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, Reviews in American History, The Baffler, Metropolis, American Studies International, Southern California Quarterly, Cabinet, and In These Times. He earned his Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. His book Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York is available from Oxford University Press.Co-presented by the Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum

5:30 p.m. reception, 6:00 p.m. presentation
Governor Henry Lippitt House
199 Hope Street

Free for PPS & PRI members, $10 for non-members. Members can register by emailing   //' + emailE + '') //]]> ">  .

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