Symposium: 4 October 2013

 

SYMPOSIUM ON TEACHING THE HISTORY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Organized by the New England Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians

Sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History, Tufts University

 

Location: Tufts University (open to the public) Rm. 103, 11 Talbot Ave., Somerville

http://campusmaps.tufts.edu. Parking available along Talbot Ave (near College Ave).

Date: Friday, October 4, 2013

3:45  Coffee 

4:00  COURSES : Daniel Abramson, Tufts University, Chair

 

Anna Dempsey and Pamela Karimi, UMass Dartmouth

Establishing Civic Partnerships and Mobilizing the University Community through Architecture

 

Min Kyung Lee, College of the Holy Cross

Campus-Specific Architectural Studio and Study: Sharples Dining Hall Renovation at Swarthmore College

 

Victoria Solan, Independent Scholar and Christine Cavalier, Visual Resources Manager, Dept. of Art and Art History, Tufts University

Mapping the Boston Built Environment: History Pin in the Classroom

 

5:00-6 SKILLS; EXERCISES David Karmon, College of the Holy Cross, Chair

 

Amy D. Finstein, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Looking Without Categorizing: Reinventing Formal Analysis

 

Virginia Raguin, College of the Holy Cross and Wendy Hubbard, Historic New England

Staging Student Papers: Personal Experience (Gropius House), Collaborative Research: Group Presentation: Final Individual Paper

 

Graduate Students: Reflection on Visual Analysis and Writing: Christina Crawford, Harvard University; Brian Sirman, Boston University

 

6:00-6:30 Supper Break – Sandwich Buffet, courtesy of Tufts University

 

6:30-7:30  Faculty Round Table

Joseph Cornish, Historic New England, President, New England Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, Chair

 

Timothy Hyde, Harvard University

Amanda Reeser Lawrence Northeastern University

Lucy Mausby Northeastern University

Timothy M. Rohan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Erin Eckhold Sassin, Middlebury College

Alice Tseng, Boston University  

 

The symposium is designed to encourage active participation by all attendees and every effort will be made to insure ample time for discussion after the presentations. 

Attendance is free, but we ask for advance registration in order to plan purchases for the sandwich buffet.

Contact Virginia Raguin by September 23: vraguin@holycross.edu

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