• Keynote address featuring Reinhold Martin, GSAPP, Columbia University
  • Co-Chairs: Juliana Maxim, Can Bilsel, and Connelly Meschen


9:30 am, Camino Hall 43

  • Welcoming Address
  • Noelle Norton, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of San Diego
  • Carmen Popescu, Université Paris I-Sorbonne

10 am – 12 pm, Camino Hall 43

  • Panel One – Battlegrounds
  • Michael McCulloch, University of Michigan: “Glass and Stones: Materials of Race and Neighborhood Violence in 1920s Detroit”
  • Sheila Crane, University of Virginia: “Dwelling in the State of Exception: Housing as Weapon in the Battles of Algiers”
  • Emrah Altınok, Istanbul Bilgi University: “To Have Or Not To Have, That Is The Question: The Unseen Dimensions of Housing Question in Turkey. The Case of TOKİ, İstanbul in Post-2000 Period”
  • Respondent: Patricia Morton, UC Riverside

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Camino Hall 43

  • Panel Two – Imaginaries
  • Ana María León, MIT: “Modern Architecture Will Help You. Buenos Aires, 1949”
  • Daria Bocharnikova, Harvard University: “After Solving Housing Crisis in the USSR: NER Diagram for Future Settlements”
  • Respondent: Sylvia Lavin, UCLA

4 pm – 6 pm, Camino Hall 43

  • Panel Three – Discourses / Territories
  • Sabrina Shafique, University of Kansas: “Catherine Bauer and the Housing Question: The Social, Economic, and Humanitarian Turn in Design, 1934-1964”
  • Andrew Herscher, University of Michigan; Dan Monk, Colgate University: “Humanitarianism and the Housing Question”
  • Kenny Cupers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: “Human Territoriality and the Downfall of Public Housing”
  • Respondent: Michael Osman, UCLA

6:30 pm, Manchester Conference Center Auditorium

  • Keynote Address
  • Opening Remarks: Andrew T. Allen, Vice President and Provost, University of San Diego
  • Reinhold Martin, Columbia University: "Housing and History: The Case of the Specific Intellectual" with an introduction by Can Bilsel, University of San Diego

FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015

9 am – 11 am, Camino Hall 43

  • Panel Four – Types / Communities
  • Clare Robinson, University of Arizona: “Class, ethnicity, and the mid-century subdivision: re-examining Pueblo Gardens “
  • Kimberly Zarecor, Iowa State University: “The Red Levittowns: Socialist Housing Estates as a Suburban Typology”
  • Kıvanç Kılınç, Yasar University, Izmir: “Nomadic Modern/Modern Vernacular: Social Housing Projects in Izmir (1950-1970)”
  • Respondent: Susanne Schindler

11:15 am – 1:30 pm, Camino Hall 43

  • Panel Five – Crises / Exclusions
  • Nandini Bagchee, CCNY, CUNY: “Housing and Activism in New York City”
  • Şebnem Yücel, Yasar University, Izmir: “Gentrifying Urla: Gated Communities and “Landscapes Of Privilege”
  • Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi, Bryn Mawr College: “Humanitarian shelter and the making of the emergency subject.”
  • Respondent: Juliana Maxim, University of San Diego
  • Closing Remarks, Can Bilsel, University of San Diego