5-6 April 2013
A presentation of selected papers by candidates from international doctoral programs based on dissertation research in areas related to American architecture, landscape, and urbanism.
Friday, 5 April 2013
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
5:00-6:30 - Opening Discussion
Barry Bergdoll and Carole Ann Fabian, "Finding Wright"
6:30-7:30 - Reception
Saturday, 6 April
612 Schermerhorn Hall
9:30-9:45 - Introduction
Reinhold Martin, Columbia University
9:45-11:30 - Panel 1
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"
Respondent: John Harwood, Oberlin
11:30-1:00 - Panel 2
Samuel Dodd, "Design-a-thon: Architecture Made for TV"
Rafico Ruiz, "The Plant: Subarctic Immaterial Vernaculars on the North Atlantic"
Respondent: Gabrielle Esperdy, NJIT
2:00-3:00 - Panel 3
Shiben Banerji, "Between Present and Future: Marion Mahony's Theory of the Globe"
Ginger Nolan, "Aphasia: The Architecture of a Wordless Environment"
Respondent: Meredith TenHoor, Pratt
3:30-5:15 - Panel 4
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"
Respondent: Owen Gutfreund, CUNY
5:15-6:00 - Concluding round-table with all participants
Followed by reception.