Embodied Placemaking
in Urban Public Spaces, Part II
Embodied Placemaking
Photo: Arijit Sen

Symposium Program
Friday, April 29, 2011


Curricular Guide:
speaker info, abstracts, background readings, bibliography


9 am
Welcome
Jeffrey Merrick, Professor of History and Associate Dean for the Humanities, College of Letters & Science (UWM)

9:15 - 10:45 am
Theorizing Space Transnationally
Emanuela Guano (Georgia State U):
Inside the Magic Circle: Conjuring the Terrorist Enemy at the 2001 Group of Eight Summit
Carl Nightingale (SUNY-Buffalo):
What Does an Urban Color Line Feel Like? Transnational Sensations from Johannesburg and Chicago, 1900-1920
Moderator: Merry Wiesner-Hanks

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mapping Urban Space
Rachel Breunlin (U of New Orleans):
"Shotgun Life": Embodied Placemaking in New Orleans
Elizabeth Currid-Halkett (USC):
The Warhol Economy: The Social Life of Creativity and the Importance of Place
Moderator: Kate Kramer (C21)

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch

1:45 - 3:30 pm
Engaging Visual Culture
Janet Zweig (Brooklyn, NY):
Public Art and Embodied Placemaking: An Artist's Perspective
Jennifer Geigel Mikulay (Alverno):
On Wikis, Public Art, and Agency
Moderator: Polly Morris (Lynden Sculpture Garden)

3:45 pm
Plenary Discussion


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