Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro

Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro ( is a research, teaching, and outreach project aimed at recreating the survey W.E.B. Du Bois conducted in 1896 that served as the basis for his 1899 classic, The Philadelphia Negro.

Prof. Hillier is the project director for Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania and teaches for the Urban Studies Program, Master of Urban Spatial Analytics, and the School of Social Policy and Practice.

She will be joining us from the University of Pennsylvania via videoconference.

When: Tuesday, Oct 30th – 9AM
Where: Wallenberg Hall, Building 160 – Room 120

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