A roundtable discussion sponsored by the Epidemic Urbanism Initiative
Friday, March 11, 2022, 12-1:30pm US Eastern Time, via Zoom
In this session, Deans of five Schools of Architecture across the United States will respond to a range of timely questions for architectural education provoked by the simultaneous epidemics of COVID-19, racism and racial inequity, and climate change, including:
- How has architecture pedagogy shifted in response to issues of access and equity in an online setting?
- How does the practice of architecture need to change to confront the many precarities and vulnerabilities in urban settings rendered visible by COVID?
- What role can and should schools of architecture play in this shift?
This session will by chaired by Lynne Dearborn, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Past President of ACSA.
- Mary Anne Akers (Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD)
- Renee Y. Chow (Dean, College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley)
- Nan Ellin (Dean, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado, Denver)
- Harriet Harriss (Dean, Pratt Institute, New York, NY)
- Robert Weddle (Dean, Hammons School of Architecture, Drury University, Missouri)
This session will be hosted via Zoom (register below) and livestreamed via the Epidemic Urbanism YouTube channel. A recording of the event will also be available via YouTube.
This event is sponsored by the Epidemic Urbanism Initiative. Learn more about the EUI at http://www.epidemicurbanism.com.
Below is the link to livestream this event via YouTube.