Sciame Lecture Series: Ashley Dawson
Imagining Urban Futures
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Sciame Auditorium (107)
Intro: Michael Sorkin, Distinguished Professor, Director of Urban Design
Ashley Dawson is currently the Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities at the Princeton Environmental Institute. He is the author of Extinction: A Radical History (O/R Press, 2016), as well as numerous other books and essay collections. Dawson recently finished writing a book entitled Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change for Verso Books (out in October) and is currently working on Dual Power: A Handbook for Energy Revolution, a book about global movements resisting extreme extraction and fighting for energy democracy in an age of political reaction.
Selected Bibliography: Fall 2017 Lecture Series: “Transdisciplinary”
All lectures are free, open to the public, and held at 6:30 pm in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Sciame Auditorium. Continuing Education Credit for registered New York architects is available.
Lecture series sponsored by Sciame . . . Where Building Is an Art.