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Architectural History Redefined

Friday, April 13, 2018 - Saturday, April 14, 2018

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Dell Upton, an award-winning historian of architecture, cultural landscapes, and cities, currently chairs the UCLA Department of Art History. Professor Upton, a pioneer in linking social and architectural history, focuses both on the United States and the global scene, and has had a longstanding interest in the history of African American architecture and material culture. His books include What Can and Can’t Be Said (2015), Another City (2008), Architecture in the United States (1998), and Holy Things and Profane (1986).

Note: Reception and keynote on April 13 will be held in Shephard Hall’s Great Hall, 3 blocks north of the Spitzer School.

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Map: Upton’s Doctoral Students in a Global Context, courtesy Jennifer Phan, McGill University
Event e-mail: uptonsymposium@ccny.cuny.edu

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Dell Upton: Architecture and Historical Process

Friday, April 13, 2018

Reception: 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Keynote address by Dell Upton, “Architecture and Historical Process”: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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Dell Upton, an award-winning historian of architecture, cultural landscapes, and cities, currently chairs the UCLA Department of Art History. Professor Upton, a pioneer in linking social and architectural history, focuses both on the United States and the global scene, and has had a longstanding interest in the history of African American architecture and material culture. His books include What Can and Can’t Be Said (2015), Another City (2008), Architecture in the United States (1998), and Holy Things and Profane (1986).

This reception and keynote address are part of the Architectural History Redefined Symposium on April 13-14. See https://ssa.ccny.cuny.edu/events/dell-upton-symposium/ for full details and free registration for the symposium.