Architecture in Triple Person
The Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity delivered by Diana Martinez, Assistant Professor and Director of Architectural Studies at Tufts University.
Response by S.E. Eisterer, Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Princeton University, and co-founder of the Queer Space Working Group.
Diana Martinez is Assistant Professor and Director of Architectural Studies in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Tufts University, where she holds a secondary appointment in the Department for the Study of Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora. Her book manuscript, “Concrete Colonialism: Architecture, Infrastructure, Urbanism and the American Colonial Project in the Philippines” is currently under review. Her work is published in the Avery Review, CSSAAME, and in the recently published Architecture in Development (Routledge 2022).
The Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity is an annual lecture in honor of the life and work of Detlef Mertins (1954-2011), endowed by Elise Jaffe + Jeffrey Brown. Previous speakers include Lucia Allais, Craig Buckley, Zeynep Cęlik Alexander, Ayala Levin, Anthony Acciavatti, Sophie Hochhäusl, and Ana María León.
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