10am Dichotomies of City/Country Michael Faciejew (Princeton) To Urbanize the World: Imperialism and Internationalism in Paul Otlet’s Cité Mondiale Leo Steeds (Warwick) Adam Smith, Henri Lefebvre, and the Political Economy of the Town and Country Umberto Mazzeo (Columbia) A Place on a Page: The City as Sign in Latin American Urban History
Response by Peter Minosh
1pm Territories of City/Country Jessica Ngan (Princeton) The Horizontal Skyscraper and the Petting Farm: Agrarian and Pastoral Imaginaries in Corporate America Maria C. Taylor(Michigan) Hygiene, Efficient, and Green: Designing City-Nature Fusion after Stalin Diederik de Koning (Delft University of Technology) Fields of Peace: Inner Colonization and Farm Reconstruction in Post-War Switzerland and the Netherlands Dalal Musaed Alsayer (UPenn) Importing the “Rural” and “Urban”: The Architecture of Postwar American Aid in the Middle East
Response by Ayala Levin
3:30pm Technologies of City/Country Erik Carver(Columbia) Rustic Metropolis Adam Walls (UCL) The Imperial Brilliance of Electric Light Maura Lucking (UCLA) Tuskegee Pastoral: Industrial Education and the Construction of the New South
Response by Irene Cheng
Organized by the Ph.D. Program in Architecture.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.