Category: 2019-2020 EventsPage 1 of 2

POSTPONED: April 22, 4:30-6:30 PM, Climate Crisis Teach-in I: Architectures of the Just Transition

Environmental justice advocates who have argued for a “Just Transition” – policies that would create a socially sustainable and fair low-carbon future – will present their work in…

Friday April 17, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Spring Lecture Series: Lecture 3: Climate Change, Health, and Trauma with Transform Don’t Trash NYC Coalition, Nupur Chaudhury and Nick Sifuentes

The discussion will focus on successes in Waste and Transportation Infrastructure advocacy (the radical overhaul of NYC’s commercial waste management system and the first Congestion Pricing system in…

Thursday Apr 16, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Faculty Flash Talks: Expanded Practices

Members of the faculty will discuss their latest research and professional practice endeavors in short, 7-minute presentations. Higgins Hall South 111 

CANCELED: Tuesday April 7, 12:30 – 1:30 PM New Publications: Charles Davis II on Building Character: The Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style

Davis discusses his new book, Building Character: The Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style, in conversation with Meredith TenHoor Higgins Hall Auditorium

CANCELED: Friday April 3 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM Pratt Provocations/Creative Justice Symposium: Representation, Land, and Labor

In this daylong conference, speakers will explore the intersections of creative practice with justice-oriented work. The conference’s three panels will explore questions of representation, land, and labor. Speakers…

CANCELED: Thursday Apr 2, 6:30– 8:30 PM Pratt Provocations/Creative Justice Symposium Keynote – Fred Moten

Theorist, critic and poet Fred Moten will give the keynote lecture, “An Architecture of the Sentence: Renee Gladman,” to open this two-day conference exploring the intersection of creative…

CANCELED: Wednesday Apr 1, 12:30 – 1:50 PM New Publications: Cynthia Davidson, Bryony Roberts, Deborah M. Garcia and Jessica Myers present Log 48, Expanding Modes of Practice

Roberts, Davidson, Deborah M. Garcia  and Jessica Myers present the latest issue of Log, about how the recent alignment of socio-environmental urgency and economic necessity is opening up…

CANCELED: Monday Mar 30, 6:30 – 8:00 PM New Publications: Dale B. Cohen presents “Women Architects Are Everywhere”

This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19-related school closures. We will post an update if it is possible to reschedule. Cohen will screen and discuss short films…

Friday March 27, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Spring Lecture Series: Lecture 2: Recent Housing and Climate Laws in New York City and State, with Eddie Bautista, Daisy Chung, and Peter Iwanowicz

Recent Housing and Climate Laws in New York City and State, with Eddie Bautista, Daisy Chung, and Peter Iwanowicz Eddie Bautista (NYC Environmental Justice Alliance) Peter Iwanowicz (Environmental…

CANCELED: Thursday March 26, Pratt Sessions 20: New Architectural Contexts – Merrill Elam and Mack Scogin + Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, Moderated by Catherine Ingraham

Merrill Elam – GAUD Critic at Large, Principal Mac Scogin Merrill Elam Architects (Atlanta), Harvard GSD John Portman Design Critic in Architecture Mack Scogin – GAUD Critic at Large,…

CANCELED: Monday Mar 23, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Pratt Provocations: Gabriela Etchegaray, Galia Solomonoff, Mariana Ibañez

Join architects Galia Solomonoff, Gabriela Etchegaray and Mariana Ibañez to discuss their work Latin America and the United States in relation to art and architecture as well as…

CANCELED: Thursday Mar 12, 12:30 – 1:50 PM Pratt Exhibitions/Architexx Lunchtime Lecture: Feminist Domestic Mutations, with Michele Gorman, Ane Gonzalez Lara, Meredith TenHoor, Lawrence Blough, Susana Chinchilla and Alejandra Sanchez

This event has been cancelled – we hope to announce a new date.   In dialogue with Lawrence Blough‘s Domestic Mutations exhibition, a group of Pratt faculty and…

Mon March 9, 2:00 – 5:00 PM Timothy Morton in Conversation with Pratt Students

The event consists in an open discussion between the students and faculty of the school of Architecture, of Fine Arts and Timothy Morton, and it is part of…

Monday Mar 9, 12:30 – 1:30 PM “Earthlight: fin-de-siècle cosmographies” by Alessandra Ponte

The lecture reconstructs turn of the century spectacular geographical and astronomical figurations of the earth seen from space reviving forgotten utopian endeavors prefiguring a liberated humanity at one…

Friday Mar 6, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Spring Lecture Series: Lecture 1: Community Planning and Rezoning Issues, with UPROSE, Damaris Reyes, Cheryl Pahaham, and City Councilmember Antonio Reynoso

Community Planning and Rezoning Issues, with UPROSE, Damaris Reyes, Cheryl Pahaham, and City Councilmember Antonio Reynoso What traction have communities gained in local land use decision-making? These will…

Thursday Mar 5, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Pratt Provocations: Dagmar Richter

Richter will present new work in a lecture titled “Out There Doing It.” Lawrence Blough and Daniela Fabricius will respond. Higgins Hall Auditorium