Art History and Urban Design and Architecture Students at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Conference

16 Apr

The Department of Art History and Program for Urban Design and Architecture Studies were well represented at this year’s Undergraduate Research Conference of the College of Arts and Science, held Friday, April 12th, 2013.  Congratulations to all of our student presenters, and many thanks to Professors Pepe Karmel, Dennis Geronimus, and Jon Ritter for serving as panel judges.

Kaylee Alexander (Art History
),Landscape and Experience: A Changing Aesthetic in Post-Revolutionary France.”

Zakariya Al-Haffar (Urban Design and Architecture
 Studies),The Unexpected Role of the Caravanserai of the Ottoman Empire in Greater Syria: A Story of Hybridization and Political Legitimacy.”

Thomas Baldwin (Art History),Hannah Höch’s Die Journalisten.”

Nora Boyd (Art History
),The Shanghai Lilong: A Miscast Type in the Discussion of Colonialism and Westernization in Shanghai.”

Victoria Damutz (Art History
),Gothic Dreamers: The Dichotomy Between Neoclassicism and Romanticism in Fuseli’s The Nightmare and Goya’s The Sleep of Reason.”

Rachel High (Art History
),The Writing of Allan Kaprow as a Curation of Identity and Historical Presence.”

In-Sung Kim (Urban Design and Architecture
 Studies),Seoul Greenbelt Development and the Necessity of Preservation.”

Amber Lynn (Urban Design and Architecture Studies), “Urban Renewal Without Gentrification: The City of New York and Charlotte Street.”

Alessandro Olsen (Urban Design and Architecture
 Studies), “The Private as Partner: A Study of New York’s Privately Funded Public Waterfront Spaces.”

Ariane Prache (Urban Design and Architecture
 Studies), “Adaptive Reuse in France: Public vs. Private Through the Lens of the Abbaye des Vaux de Cernay.”

Thor Shannon (Art History
),Contemporary Art in the Post-Internet Age.”

Michael Storm (Urban Design and ArchitectureStudies), “How to Define Social Architecture: Reinterpreting the Modernist and Postmodernist Divide Through the Work of Candilis-Josic-Woods.”

James Walsh (Urban Design and Architecture Studies
),Selling a Community: Shopping Centers and the Suburbs.”

Karen Zabarsky (Urban Design and Architecture
 Studies), “The Role of Design Intent in the Preservation of Modern Architecture.”


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