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

 

Lunch

 

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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