University of South Florida

College of Arts & Sciences


Dr. Matthew Desmond


Dr. Matthew Desmond - Pulitzer Prize Winner, Best-Selling Author, Urban Ethnographer.

Evicted. Poverty and Profit in America. The lecture will explore poverty in American cities, related housing issues, and Desmond’s ideas for solving economic exploitation – one of 21st century America’s most devastating problems.

University Area CDC
14013 N 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33613

Lecture at 7:30pm!
Free and open to the public.

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The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual heart of the University of South Florida. We are a community of teachers and scholars united in the belief that broadly educated people are the basis of a just, free, and prosperous society. By focusing on the big questions facing all of humanity, we prepare students for successful, socially responsible personal and professional lives. By conducting innovative, interdisciplinary research and scholarship, we advance knowledge in ways that prepare us to address complex social and scientific problems and enhance the quality of life for people and communities.