2013 Buell Dissertation Colloquium

2013 Buell Dissertation Colloquium

5-6 April 2013

Columbia University


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.

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