Bi-Annual Members' Conference
Phase Two of the GAHTC will include two Member’s Conferences, the first in fall 2017, and the second in fall 2019. The Members’ Conference is a forum for content presentations and teacher-to-teacher workshops on pedagogical techniques. It also provides the opportunity to collectively discuss GAHTC goals, progress, and imperatives. The GAHTC will fund lodging, and meals for all members attending the conference, and can offer some funding toward travel expenses for its members.
The GAHTC will host its 2017 Members' Conference at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, September 29th and 30th. The Members' Conference is a forum for content presentations, teacher to teacher workshops on pedagogical techniques, as well as opportunity to collectively discuss GAHTC goals, progress, and imperatives.
Conference Location & Accommodations
USC School of Architecture
850 Bloom Walk, Watt Hall 204
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0291
Los Angeles Midtown, USC
3540 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Friday, September 29
9am-11am: Global Connections Breakfast (for international participants)
Arid Lands Institute
12noon: Lunch (GAHTC members only)
1:00-2:00pm: GAHTC1 – A year in review & Launch of GAHTC2
2:00-2:45pm: Website Presentation, JD GodchauxHarris Hall 101
2:45-3:30pm: Architectural History Survey Syllabus, Vikram PrakashHarris Hall 101
3:30–4:00pm: Break (Refreshments)
4:00-6:00pm: Plenary SessionHarris Hall 101
How does one teach architectural history with a global emphasis today?
- Greg Castillo, UC Berkeley
- Stella Nair, UCLA
- Philip Ethington, USC
- Vikram Prakash
- Mark Jarzombek
Saturday, September 30
8:00am: Leadership Session with GAHTC Board & Grant Team Heads
8:30-9:00am: Members' BreakfastHarris Courtyard
9:00am – 10:00am: Full Lecture + Discussion
New Oral Interview Archive for Teaching Architectural History, Joseph Bedford
The American Continuum, Jordan Kauffman & Ana Maria Leon
10:00am – 11:00am: Full Lecture + Discussion
Armenian Church Architecture, Heghnar Watenpaugh
Architectural links between Islamic World and Latin America, Fernando Martinez Nespral
11:00–11:15am Short Break
11:15am – 12:15pm Full Lecture + Discussion
Coffeehouses and Teahouses, Farshid Emami
Mobile Architectures, Alicia Imperiale
12:15pm – 1:15pm Full Lecture + Discussion
Between Constantinople and Karakorum: The Architecture of Pre-Modern Russia, Igor Demchenko
South African Formations of Spatial Culture, Hannah le Roux Verle
2:00–3:30pm Break-out sessions
How to optimize the use of the website and its content?
How to get the Global into the curriculum?
"Global" humanities in architecture schools. How to teach architectural survey to non-architects/historians?
Grant writing session per shared module theme interests.
Grant writing session per grant category.
What is “Global” as a theory?
Pedagogy in the era of social media.
Identifying knowledge gaps in global architectural history.
Are we teaching global yet?
The shrinking pre-modern: Is it really not relevant?
Verle Annis Gallery
3:00–3:15pm: Short Break
Sign-up on the interest board for grant topic/regions of interest for break-out sessions
4:15-5:45pm: Break-out sessions Round Two
6:00-6:30pm Wrap Up