02/28/2015 – 37th Annual NESAH Student Symposium

THE 37TH ANNUAL
NESAH STUDENT SYMPOSIUM

Portico Rooms 121-123
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
February 28, 2015
9:00 am – 1:30 pmFINAL_2015 NESAH Symposium poster

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:00 am Coffee and refreshments

9:15 am Welcome and Introductions

SESSION 1: Growth and Decay

9:25 am Paternalism Inscribed on the Industrial City: The Case of Lawrence, Massachusetts
P.J. Carlino, Boston University

9:45 am John Ruskin and the Passage of Time
Peter Romains, Roger Williams University

10:05 am Discussion

SESSION 2: National Ambitions

10:20 am Corn Cob, Magnolia, Tobacco: The Ambitions of Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s American Orders
Jennifer Chuong, Harvard University

10:40 am Making Assisi Medieval: Constructing St. Francis in the Fascist Period
Peter Levins, Brown University

11:00 am Defining the Elusive Cubanidad
Katherine Anderson, Norwich University

11:20 am Discussion

11:35 am Break

SESSION 3: Industrious Lands

12:05 pm Intuition, Empiricism, and Technical Drawing in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before 1871
John Davis, Harvard University

12:25 pm Architecture of the Unknown: The Globes and Towers of Patrick Geddes
Andrew Ruff, Yale University

12:45 pm ‘Small’ in Translation: The American Small Industries Exhibition, Ceylon 1961
Nushelle de Silva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:05 pm Discussion

02/23/2013 – 35th Annual NESAH Student Symposium

THE 35TH ANNUAL
NESAH STUDENT SYMPOSIUM

Portico Rooms
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
February 23, 2013
9:00 am – 1:25 pm

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:00 am Coffee and refreshments

9:15 am Welcome and Introductions

SESSION 1: Theory and Practice

9:25 am Schinkel, Spolia, and Caryatids that Travel
Steven Lauritano, Yale University

9:45 am The Persistence of Style: Reassessing the Role of the Berliner Schule in Nineteenth-Century Berlin
Christian A. Hedrick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:05 am Okiciyapi: An Examination of Architectural Intention
Ryan Herrick, Hampshire College

10:25 am Discussion

SESSION 2: Scale and Modernity

10:40 am From Lodging House to First-Class Hotel: the Making of Seattle’s New Japantown, 1910-1921
Megan Asaka, Yale University

11:00 am The Electrified Farm and (Unfulfilled) Promises of Rural Modernism at the 1939 New York World’s Fair
Sarah Rovang, Brown University

11:20 am Creating a Maine Railroad Landscape, 1890-1897: Architecture of the Portland & Rumford Falls Railway and the Rumford Falls & Rangeley Lakes Railroad
C. Ian Stevenson, Boston University

11:40 am Discussion

11:55 am Break

SESSION 3: Imagination and Utopia

12:25 pm Cinematic Construction of the Archetypal Soviet City
Christina Crawford, Harvard University

12:45 pm Après le Purisme: Le Corbusier’s Paper Architecture, c. 1920
David Sadighian, Harvard University

1:05 pm The Basilica as Utopic Stage: Millenarianism and Synthesis at Cuilapan de Guerrero
Benjamin Murphy, Williams College

1:25 pm Discussion

33rd Annual NESAH Student Symposium

33rd Annual NESAH Student Symposium  
February 12, 2011
9:00AM – 1:00PM
Portico 122, Harvard Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

FREE and Open to the Public

Dean Lampros
Within the Means of All: American Consumer Culture and the Rise of the Residential Funeral Home, 1915-1950
American and New England Studies Program, Boston University

Elizabeth Kassler-Taub
On the Threshold of the Sacred: An Oratory to San Rocco in Venetian Udine
History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

Iris Moon
Occupation, Interior Decoration and the Tent at Napoleon’s First Official Residence, Malmaison
History, Theory and Criticism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ivan Rupnick
Tending Towards Experiment: The Experimentalist Discourse and the Work of Vjenceslav Richter
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Matthew Gin
Imagining West Germany: The Design of the 1972 Munich Olympics
Yale School of Architecture, Yale University

Nathaniel R. Walker
An Intimate View of an Industrial Utopia: General Motors Futurama and the Parade of Progress
History of Art and Architecture, Brown University

Peter Christensen
Schismatics: William Blake’s Eight Circle of Hell
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

S. Faisal Hassan
Ottomans on the Aventine: Piranesi’s Church of Santa Maria del Priorato, 1766
History, Theory, Criticism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology