2013 Buell Dissertation Colloquium

2013 Buell Dissertation Colloquium

Friday, 5 April

Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall

 

Opening Discussion

5:00-6:30

Barry Bergdoll and Carole Ann Fabian, "Finding Wright"

 

Reception 6:30-7:30

 

Saturday, 6 April

612 Schermerhorn

 

Introduction

9:30-9:45

Reinhold Martin

 

Panel 1

9:45-11:30

Respondent: John Harwood, Oberlin

-Moritz Gleich, "From Storing to Transmitting: Architecture and the Communication of Heat"

-Gretta Tritch Roman, "An Ethos in Exchange: The Currency of Morality and the Chicago Board of Trade Building (1882-85)"

-Olga Touloumi, "Architectures of Communication in the 'Workshop for Peace' c.1950"

 

Panel 2

11:30-1:00

Respondent: Gabrielle Esperdy, NJIT

-Samuel Dodd, "Design-a-thon: Architecture Made for TV"

-Rafico Ruiz, "The Plant: Subarctic Immaterial Vernaculars on the North Atlantic"

 

Lunch

 

Panel 3

2:00-3:00

Respondent: Meredith TenHoor, Pratt

-Shiben Banerji, "Between Present and Future: Marion Mahony's Theory of the Globe"

-Ginger Nolan, "Aphasia: The Architecture of a Wordless Environment"

 

Panel 4

3:30-5:15

Respondent: Owen Gutfreund, CUNY

-Catherine Boland Erkkila, "Remodeling a Nation: How American Railways Shaped the Midwest"

-Ana Maria Leon, "The Machine in the Pampas: Buenos Aires, 1943"

-Michael McCulloch, "City of Homes: Industrialists Shape Detroit's Fordist Urbanism in the 1910's"

 

Concluding round-table with all participants

5:15-6:00

 

Reception to follow