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

Symposium Program
Friday, October 8, 2010


Curricular Guide:
speaker info, abstracts, background readings


9 am
Welcomes
Richard Grusin (C21)
Arijit Sen (Architecture)

9:15 - 10:45 am
Politics of Place
Swati Chattopadhyay (UC-Santa Barbara):
Visualizing the Body Politic
Joseph Sciorra (Queens College):
Vernacular Exegesis of the Gentrifying Gaze: Saints, Hipsters, and Public Space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Moderator: Arijit Sen

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Making Jewish Space
Jennifer Cousineau (Parks Canada):
Rabbinic Urbanism as an Index to Popular Belief in Late 20th-Century London
Charlotte Fonrobert (Stanford):
Marking Boundaries: The Politics of Mapping Neighborhoods
Moderator: Lisa Silverman (History)

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch

1:45 - 3:15 pm
Civic Performances
James Rojas (Latino Urban Forum):
Interactive Planning: Engaging the Public in Placemaking
Karen E. Till (Virginia Tech):
Witnessing and Performing Place: Memory Traces of Displacement in Wounded Cities
Moderator: Ryan Holifield (Geography)

3:30 pm
Plenary Discussion


Map/Directions: Curtin Hall, Hefter Conference Center, Kenilworth Square Apartments

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