In the News: Week of June 7
2021-06-07 • Sam Fox School
Design Futures Conference
On June 11, Liz Kramer, associate director of the Office for Socially Engaged Practice, will be presenting at the annual Design Futures Conference: The Practice of Shifting Power—Tools and Tactics, along with alum Ezra Kong (BS16). Faculty/staff representatives include Stephen Deaderick (assistant director for diversity, equity, and Inclusion) and Heather Woofter (director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design). Catherine Hunley, Talie Johnson, Wenming Li, Sam Modder, and Liz Van Horn will serve as WashU student representatives.
Alumni Join Faculty at University of Florida
Rose Briccetti (BFA08) and Adrian Gonzalez (MFA-VA21) have both joined the faculty at the University of Florida as visiting assistant professors, teaching in painting and printmaking, respectively.
Handshouse Studio Project for Notre Dame de Paris
This summer in Washington, D.C., Handshouse Studio, the non-profit architectural workshop co-founded by Laura and Rick Brown (MFA75), will lead a project to reconstruct one of the trusses that once supported the roof of Notre Dame de Paris. The truss will be raised on the National Mall and exhibited at the National Building Museum before being presented as a gift to France.
Samuels Presents at Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival
Associate professor Linda C. Samuels, author of the forthcoming book Infrastructural Optimism, presented in a panel discussion at the Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival. The session, Seizing the Moment: Prioritizing Justice & Equity in Policy & Planning, examined the changing role of peer review and the role of research in informing policy and practice.
Olynyk Panelist for Externalities Within
Patricia Olynyk, the Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art, is among the panelists for LASER talks at Vienna: Externalities Within, a discussion on the the choreographic work of Daniela Brill, Sara Lanner, Julia Müllner, and Laura Stoll. The event will take place at 11a Central June 10 via Zoom.