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Schedule

*All sessions held in room 1270 on the 12th floor of the Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215

Friday, October 19, 2012

9:00 – 9:30       Coffee, Breakfast

9:30 – 9:40    [Welcoming Remarks] Philosophy and Architecture :: Bryan Norwood :: Harvard University

9:40 – 10:50      Indeterminate Projections: linear perspective as the anti-image of architecture :: Thomas Forget :: University of North Carolina Charlotte (Commentator: Nolan Little, Boston University)

11:00 – 12:10      Aesthetic Judgment of Built Form :: Eva Perez de Vega :: The New School (Commentator: Elizabeth Keslacy, University of Michigan)

12:10 – 1:40         Lunch

1:40 – 2:50        Building-as-image, Building as Action :: Claire Zimmerman :: University of Michigan (Commentator: David Roochnik, Boston University)

3:00 – 4:10        The Iconic Architecture Industry :: Simone Brott :: Queensland University of Technology (Commentator: Elizabeth Robinson, Boston University)

4:30 – 6:30        [Keynote] Has Architecture Lost its Bearing? :: David Kolb, Bates College (Commentator: Allen Speight, Boston University)

6:30 – 8:00         Reception

Saturday, October 20, 2012

9:00 – 9:30       Coffee, Breakfast

9:30 – 10:40     A Tempest in Four Teapots: an Allegory of Architecture’s Aesthetics of Incompleteness:: Elizabeth Keslacy :: University of Michigan (Commentator: José Aragüez, Princeton University)

10:50 – 12:00    Publicness :: Tom Spector :: Oklahoma State University (Commentator: Thomas Forget, University of North Carolina Charlotte)

12:00 –  1:30      Lunch

1:30 – 2:40        Architecture’s Becoming: Form and Medium In-Betweenness :: José Aragüez :: Princeton University (Commentator: Claire Zimmerman, University of Michigan)

2:45 – 4:15      [Invited talk] Imagination and the Composite: Reflections on Piranesi and Vico :: Erika Naginski :: Harvard University (Commentator: Daniel Dahlstrom, Boston University)

4:30 – 6:00      [Roundtable Discussion] On Architecture and its Image ::  Moderators: David Kolb, Bates College; Paolo Scrivano, Boston University

This conference is supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities and Department of Philosophy.

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