Category Archive: Gender

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

Making the B(r)and: Selling Cultural Geography

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This is an entry by Amber N. Wiley, an urban and architectural historian who examines the intersections of race, class, cultural production, and collective memory.                    … Continue reading

Closing Keynote Panel: Video Addendum

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The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA. As promised in the preceding post, here is video of Karen… Continue reading

Closing Keynote Panel: Making It Real – Bridging Theory and Practice

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… 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

Poster Session: Highlights

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These images were taken by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser, at the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies Conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA. Conference propaganda.. Urban Health Disparities for… 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

Panel Session: Empowerment Architecture

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… Continue reading

Day Two: Gender, Sexuality, Urban Spaces at MIT

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We’re back for a jam-packed Day 2 of the Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces conference, put on by the Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies in the Boston-metro area.  Over 250 people registered for… Continue reading

Keynote Address: “Queerying Identity: The Tyranny of Gendered Planning”

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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 keynote address is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium… Continue reading

Lessons from the City of Lakes: Thoughts on Gender Imbalance in Cycling

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This article is part of a series on alternative transportation and culture and is being cross-posted at the Asakura Robinson blog, where the author of this entry is employed. I recently stumbled across… Continue reading