Conference Schedule

All events are free and open to the public and held at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center / Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium
Location: 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, New York

FRIDAY APRIL 27

WELCOME. FRIDAY 2-2:10 PM.

Laura Auricchio, Parsons The New School for Design and The New School for Public Engagement

PANEL I. FRIDAY 2:10-3:40 DESIGN AND PUBLIC SPACES.

Moderator: Ethan Robey, Parsons The New School for Design

1.      Nina Harkrader, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, Building for “The Other”:  Spatial Aspects of Architecture and Poverty in Victorian England

2.      Joanna Merwood, School of Constructed Environments, Parsons The New School for Design, “RED MOBS BATTLE POLICE”: Union Square Park as Revolutionary Landscape

3.      Amanda Gluibizzi, Ohio State University, “Making New York Understandable”: Revolutionary Proposals for a City in Crisis

4.      Jonah Westerman, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Hurry Up and Wait: Socialist Realism, Avant-Garde, and the Poetics of the Threshold in the Moscow Metro

5.      Kathleen Hulser, Independent Scholar/The New School/New York University, The Right Look and the Right to Look: Billboard Advertising and Visual Rights

PANEL II. Friday 3:50 PM- 5:20 PM REVOLUTIONS IN / AND ARCHITECTURE.

Moderator: Jeffrey Lieber, Parsons The New School for Design

1.      Gregory Brown, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Department of History, Inside Looking Outside in Revolutionary Paris: Robert’s Caprices, Bélanger’s Gardens, and the Imagining of Urban Exterior Space at the Villa Beaumarchais

2.      Kristin Romberg, The Phillips Collection Center for the Study of Modern Art, George Washington University, Paper Architecture: The Constructivist Journal’s Extensive Structure

3.     Daniel Talesnik, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, Hannes Meyer and the Red Bauhaus Brigade: Subjects of the Post-revolution or Revolutionaries?

4.      Andrea Merrett, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, Designing Against Discrimination: Feminism and Design in Architecture

5.      Daniel Barber, Columbia University, Slow Violence and the Quiet Revolution in Environmental-Architectural Representation, 1957 –

FRIDAY 5:20-6:20.RECEPTION

FRIDAY 6:30 -7:45. KEYNOTE EVENT

INTRODUCTION

Tim Marshall, Provost, The New School

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

BARRY BERGDOLL, Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, and Professor of Architectural History in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University.

SATURDAY APRIL 28

9:30 AM. BAGELS AND COFFEE.

PANEL III. SATURDAY 10AM-11:30. DESIGNING NATIONS AND EMPIRES. 

Moderator: David Brody, Parsons The New School for Design

1.      Diana Martinez, Architecture History and Theory & Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University, Design and Empire: Daniel Burnham’s Master Plan for Manila

2.      Azra Dawood, History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art & Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT, Egypt by Design: The Architecture of the New Egyptian Museum and Research Institute at Cairo (1926)

3.     Luis Rodriguez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Cuajimalpa, México, Design Theory and Processes Department,  1968 Olympics as a Symbol of Social and Student Protests throughout the World

4.     David Ciarlo, University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of History, Designing German Colonial Power: Advertising and Empire in Germany Circa 1900

5.     Matthew Heins, Doctoral Program of Architecture, University of Michigan, The Quiet Revolution of the Shipping Container

PANEL IV. SATURDAY 11:45-1 PM. DESIGNING THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND SOVIET HISTORY. 

Moderator: Jonah Westerman, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

1.     Katerina Romanenko, City University of New York, Design and Celebration of the Revolution: Representation of the Celebratory Rituals in the Soviet Illustrated Press in the 1930s

2.     Alla Vronskaya, History, Theory, and Criticism of Art and Architecture, Department of Architecture, MIT, Organization Science and the Politics of Design in Post-Revolutionary Russia

3.     Olga Zaikina, Ekaterinburg Academy of Contemporary Art, Place, Politics, and Religion: Redesign of the Post-Soviet Urban Space

1PM-2. LUNCH BREAK. SANDWICHES AND SOFT DRINKS.

PANEL V. SATURDAY 2-3:30. DESIGN AND IDENTITIES.

Moderator: Laura Auricchio, Parsons The New School for Design and The New School for Public Engagement

1.      Christopher Dingwall, University of Chicago, Designing Slavery: Cultural Commodity, National Rebirth, and The Souls of Black Folk

2.      R. Ertug Altinay, Performance Studies, New York University, Designing for the Republic: The Girls’ Institutes and their Fashion Designs

3.      Kasia Jezowska, History of Design, Royal College of Art, Design Exhibitions and Exhibition Designs: Representing Poland between 1945 and 1975


3:30 PM. COFFEE AND TEA.

PANEL VI. 3:45-5:30.DESIGNING FOR THE BODY AND THE SENSES.

Moderator, Orit Halpern, New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts

1.     Regina Blaszczyk, University of Pennsylvania, History and Sociology of Science, Sunshine Yellow and the Cold War Kitchen: Color Revolution or Replacement Revolution?

2.     Bess Williamson,  Columbia College Chicago, Design History, Accessible, Universal, Ugly: Designers Confront Disability 1970 – 2000

3.     Timo De Rijk, VU University, Design Culture, A Radical Music Carrier

4.     David Parisi, College of Charleston, Department of Communication, A Crisis of Perception: Haptic Interface Design as a Response to Ocularcentric Media

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