Buell Colloquium: The Figure of Democracy: Houses, Housing and the Polis (Intro and Session 1)

Saturday, May 10, 2014
East Gallery, Buell Hall

Buell Colloquium: The Figure of Democracy: Houses, Housing, and the Polis

Irene Cheng, Christina Cogdell, Ofelia Cuevas, Gabrielle Esperdy, Catherine Ingraham, Pamela Karimi, Joan Ockman, Jan-Werner Mueller, Ijlal Muzaffar, Sarah Whiting, and Samuel Zipp

10:00­: Welcome
Reinhold Martin (Director, Buell Center)

10:10: “The Specter of Democracy: Figuring the Nineteenth-Century Anarchist City”
Irene Cheng (California College of the Arts)

10:35: “….in the vernacular of property”
Catherine Ingraham (Pratt Institute)

11:00: “Four Ways of Thinking About Architecture and Democracy”
Jan-Werner Mueller (Princeton University)

11:25: “Democracy, Plutocracy, Bureaucracy: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Critique of American Society”
Joan Ockman (University of Pennsylvania)

11:50: Panel 1
moderated by: Bob Beauregard (Columbia University)

12:30: Lunch

1:30: “Democracy through the Windshield”
Gabrielle Esperdy (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

1:55: “Figures of Democracy”
Sarah Whiting (Rice University)

2:20: “The Social Shape of Shelter”
Samuel Zipp (Brown University)

2:45: Panel 2
moderated by: Gwendolyn Wright (Columbia University)

3:15: Coffee

3:30: “If Democracy Is Not Inclusive, What Is Democratic Architecture?”
Christina Cogdell (University of California, Davis)

3:55: “Housing, Race and Imprisonment: Unprojected Futures in American Democracy”
Ofelia Cuevas (University of California, Los Angeles)

4:20: “Domesticity, Dominance, and the Art of Defiance in Iran”
Pamela Karimi (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)

4:45: “Evacuated Bodies: Imagining Architecture and Democracy After Race”
Ijlal Muzaffar (Rhode Island School of Design)

5:10: Panel 3
moderated by: Dianne Harris (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Organized by the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture

Twitter: @buellcenter



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