DISCUSSIONS in Architectural History and Theory

Zaha Hadid Architects, Library and Learning Centre, Vienna University of Economics and Business. Photo: Igor Marjanovic, 2019.

The faculty of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design present the ninth year of DISCUSSIONS in Architectural History and Theory. Coordinated by Eric Mumford, the Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture, and Igor Marjanović, the JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor of Architecture, this series is aimed at provoking advanced conversations on research in architectural history and theory.

All lectures are free and open to the public. Lectures are scheduled to take place at noon in Kemp Auditorium, Givens Hall.

October 23, 2019

Bauhaus Beginnings: Documents from the Getty Research Institute Collections
Maristella Casciato
Senior Curator and Head of Architecture Special Collections, Getty Research Institute

November 12, 2019

Stacking the Decks at the Library of Congress
Zeynep Çelik Alexander
Associate Professor of Architectural History, Columbia University

February 6, 2020

Memory/Race/Nation: The Politics of Modern Memorials
Mabel Wilson
Nancy and George Rupp Professor and Co-director, Global Africa Lab, Columbia University

April 1, 2020

What Has Been Asked of Architecture, 1800-1955
David Van Zanten
Mary Jane Crowe Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University