Category Archive: By a guest author

#FEELINGS4REAL

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This post is the first in a series by guest author, Carter Weeks Maddox.  Carter Weeks Maddox teaches English composition at Texas State University-San Marcos, where he recently completed a graduate degree in literature.… Continue reading

Why a Museum of the Future now, in Mexico

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This is a guest post from Kate Balug, an artist and producer of cultural urban projects. Her current research includes an examination of critical imagination as a tool to redefine urban paradigms, intervention… Continue reading

Intercultural Planning and Cultural Competency

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This is a guest post by Ian Adelman, a graduate student in urban planning at Tufts University. On April 6th I participated in the “Skill Building for the Intercultural Planner: A Cultural Competency… Continue reading

June Jordan and a Black Feminist Poetics of Architecture // Site 2: The Intersection

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This entry is by guest author Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Phd.  Alexis is a queer black troublemaker, a black feminist space cadet time-traveler and an inspired embodiment of love. She is the founder of… Continue reading

LabCamp II Recap: St. Louis

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This is an entry by guest author Alexandra Miller, an urban planner living in New Orleans. You can follower her on twitter. This post is about LabCamp, a gathering of urban planners and… Continue reading

June Jordan and a Black Feminist Poetics of Architecture // Site 1

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This entry is the first by guest author Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Phd.  Alexis is a queer black troublemaker, a black feminist space cadet time-traveler and an inspired embodiment of love. She is the… Continue reading

Reading and Constructing Spatial Narratives Part 2

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This is an entry by guest author Christina Calabrese, an urban planner and designer from Brooklyn, NY. This is the second in a series of articles based on her graduate thesis, Reading and… Continue reading

Introducing Social Agency Lab… Labcamp 1

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This is an entry by guest author Alexandra Miller, an urban planner living in New Orleans. You can follower her on twitter.   On August 4th-7th, 2011, six collaborators, including all of Plurale… Continue reading

Reading and Constructing Spatial Narratives Part 1

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This is an entry by guest author Christina Calabrese, an urban planner and designer from Brooklyn, NY. This is the first in a series of articles based on her graduate thesis, Reading and… Continue reading

Learning from Carrington

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This is an entry by guest author Marcel LaFlamme, a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at Rice University, who is currently conducting fieldwork in North Dakota. Those of us who care… Continue reading

Panel Session: Transformative Armatures – The Performance of Gender as/in Architecture

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This is a live blog piece by guest author, Julianna Sassaman, who is studying architecture at MIT’s School of Architecture + Planning. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies… Continue reading

Panel Session: Planning for Gender – Perspectives on Urban Development

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This is a live blog entry by guest author, Amanda Martin, who is studying urban planning at MIT’s School of Architecture + Planning. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of… Continue reading