Book Review from the Journal: Urban Legends, Peter L’Official

In anticipation of Volume 47 of the Carolina Planning Journal coming out next month, this week we are featuring another book review from Volume 46, The White Problem in Planning. Veronica Brown reflects on Peter L’Official’s Urban Legends: The South Bronx in Representation and Ruin. Book Review by Veronica Brown A few televised moments speak to their era so well that they surpass television history … Continue reading Book Review from the Journal: Urban Legends, Peter L’Official

Book Review from the Journal: Golden Gates, Conor Dougherty

This week, we are featuring another book review from Volume 46 of the Carolina Planning Journal, The White Problem in Planning. Nora Louise Schwaller reflects on Conor Dougherty’s Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America. Book Review by Nora Louise Schwaller There is no state where an individual working a full-time minimum-wage job can afford a one-bedroom housing unit without paying in excess of 30% … Continue reading Book Review from the Journal: Golden Gates, Conor Dougherty

Announcing the Winners of the 2022 Winter Photo Contest!

We had a number of excellent submissions for this year’s Carolina Angles photo contest, leading to some fierce competition! We are excited to announce three winners of this year’s contest – Ruby Brinkerhoff, Duncan Richey, and Josephine Jeni Justin. Check out their photographs below, along with their own words about its connection to planning. Ruby’s winning photo will also be featured in Volume 47 of … Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the 2022 Winter Photo Contest!

Book Review from the Journal: Race After Technology, Ruha Benjamin

This week, we are featuring a book review from Volume 46 of the Carolina Planning Journal, The White Problem in Planning. Joungwon Kwon reflects on Ruha Benjamin’s Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code. Book Review by Joungwon Kwon Ruha Benjamin’s Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code offers past and current technology examples in our everyday life to … Continue reading Book Review from the Journal: Race After Technology, Ruha Benjamin

Happy New Year from the Carolina Planning Journal!

2021 was another busy year for The Carolina Planning Journal! We published Volume 46 of our print journal, “The White Planning in Planning”; were recognized by the Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals; said goodbye to our outgoing editors and welcomed two new ones; highlighted impressive original research from our undergrads, Master’s students, PhDs, and alumni; revived our annual Winter Photo Contest (submissions due soon); and … Continue reading Happy New Year from the Carolina Planning Journal!

Announcing the Carolina Angles Winter Photo Contest

Do you have winter travel plans? Preparing for a holiday staycation? Either way, Carolina Angles invites you to participate in our Winter Photo Contest! We encourage UNC planning students, alumni, and all urban enthusiasts to enter. Photos will be judged based on aesthetics as well the articulated connection to planning. The photographer of the winning photo will receive: Recognition in the Carolina Planning Journal and … Continue reading Announcing the Carolina Angles Winter Photo Contest

Call for Papers: CPJ Volume 47

Carolina Planning Journal is accepting abstracts for papers relating to:PLANNING FOR HEALTHY CITIES “The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic, or hospital”– Dr. Mark Hyman, physician Planning has been deeply intertwined with the need for healthier urban populations from the very beginning, with early planners such as Ebenezer Howard and Frederick Law Olmsted attempting to balance public health … Continue reading Call for Papers: CPJ Volume 47

Volume 45 of the Carolina Planning Journal: Hazards in the Southeastern United States

Volume 45 of the Carolina Planning Journal is now available to read online. Learn more about it below! Volume 45 of the Carolina Planning Journal, titled Hazards in the Southeastern United States, considers how planners can prepare for natural disasters in the near and distant future. The topic is timely given the significant impacts and costs of recent natural hazard events in our backyard following Hurricanes … Continue reading Volume 45 of the Carolina Planning Journal: Hazards in the Southeastern United States

Call for Papers: Carolina Planning Journal, Volume 46

Carolina Planning Journal (CPJ) is pleased to announce its call for papers for Volume 46 of the Journal, to be published May 2021. In response to recent events of police violence against Blacks and other people of color, as well as national Black Lives Matter activism, CPJ’s upcoming issue will focus on how race intersects with planning. Specifically, Volume 46 will focus on whiteness in … Continue reading Call for Papers: Carolina Planning Journal, Volume 46

CPJ Recommended Book: Soft City

Sim provides a vision of an alternative urban future, where density and diversity in urban form strengthen our relationships and create a flexible city that is both efficient and enjoyable to inhabit. Amy Sechrist, Soft City Book Review We are pleased to announce that David Sim’s Soft City has been selected as our “recommended book” from the 45th edition of the Carolina Planning Journal. While … Continue reading CPJ Recommended Book: Soft City