09.29.14 to 12.08.14

Princeton-Mellon Forum F'14 Lecture Series: "American Places"

The Princeton Mellon Forum for Research on the Urban Environment
Fall 2014 Lectures

American Places (view lecture series poster pdf)

Sept. 22, 4:30 p.m., Chancellor Green 105: Thinking Hemispherically  about Cities
Stan Allen (Architecture), Fabrizio Gallanti (Princeton-Mellon Senior Fellow), and Alison Isenberg (History)

Sept. 29, Noon, SoA 107: Stadium Cultures in North and South America
Sigrid Adriaenssens (Civil Engineering), Bruno Carvalho (Spanish/Portuguese), William Gleason (English/American Studies)

Oct. 13, Noon, SoA 107: Postwar New York
Mariana Mogilevich  (Princeton-Mellon Fellow) and Aaron Shkuda (Princeton-Mellon Project Manager); Discussant: Zahid R. Chaudhary (English)

Nov. 3, Noon (Prospect House Presidential Dining Room): Chocolate Cities and Vanilla Suburbs: Race, Space and American Culture After World War II
Eric Avila (History, UCLA)

Nov. 11, Noon: Unequal Ties: Gilberto Freyre’s Recife and the Challenges of Urban History in the Global South
Brodwyn Fischer (The University of Chicago)

Nov. 17, 4:30 pm: Cities of the Americas
Zaire Dinzey-Flores (Rutgers, Sociology), and Johana Londono (Princeton-Mellon Fellow), additional participants TBD

Dec. 8, Noon, SoA 107 – New Orleans
Josh Guild (History) and Malik Rahim (Community activist)

For more information, visit the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities website.