Keynote address by Esra Akcan titled “Right-to-Heal: Democracy from Above and Below.” The biennial Buell Dissertation Colloquium brings together a select group of doctoral students from diverse institutional and disciplinary backgrounds working on dissertation topics related to the history, theory, and criticism of American architecture, urbanism, and landscape.
Esra Akcan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and the Director of the Institute for European Studies at Cornell University.
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Buell Dissertation Colloquium
Comparative and cross-disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Students must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral program and have completed their coursework and at least one year of dissertation research.Akcan’s research on modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism foregrounds the intertwined histories of Europe and West Asia. Akcan has also authored over a hundred articles in scholarly books and professional journals of multiple languages on critical and postcolonial theory, modern and contemporary architecture in West Asia and its diasporas in Europe, architectural photography, immigration, translation, neoliberalism, globalization and global history.She received awards from the Canadian Center for Architecture, Graham Foundation, American Academy in Berlin, UIC, Institute for Advanced Studies in Berlin (Transregional Studies Forum), Clark Institute, Getty Research Institute, CAA, Mellon Foundation, DAAD, KRESS/ARIT and Columbia University.The Colloquium will continue on Saturday, May 4th, with a full day of presentations and panel discussions.For more information, see the 2019 Buell Dissertation Colloquium page here.Ten to twelve students from universities worldwide will be invited to present a twenty-minute talk drawn from their dissertation research.The presentation is to be based on a self-contained chapter or portion of the student’s dissertation research, and should not be an overview or synthesis of the dissertation as a whole.CALL FOR PAPERS The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture invites submissions for its biennial Dissertation Colloquium, to be held on April 5-6, 2013 at Columbia University.This event brings together a select group of doctoral students working on dissertation topics related to the history, theory, and criticism of American architecture, urbanism, and landscape.We publish peer-reviewed work, gathered under the thematic umbrellas Matter, Discipline, Plots, and Systems.(You can read more about what we publish here.) We also post announcements about and host discussions of significant events and publications in our field.