Continental Breakfast 9:00
10:00-11:00 Session I New Perspectives on the Urban Environment
Moderator Aaron Shkuda
Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities
Pilar Bennett, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
"A Biological Critique of the Mitigation Proposal for the Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) of Cainhoy Plantation, South Carolina"
Christie Jiang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
"Improving Urban Climate Data Collection: Assessment and Redesign of Tsinghua’s Meteorological Sensor Network"
Questions and Discussion
12:00-1:00 Session II History, Planning and Memorializing the City
Moderator Alison Isenberg
Department of History and Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities
Harrison Blackman, Department of History
"Planning for Ecumenopolis: Constantinos A. Doxiadis' Quest to Design Postwar Athens, the United States, and the World"
Achille Tenkiang, Independent: African Studies and Development
"Urban-Memory Making: A Study of Public Monuments and Commemorative Spaces in Addis Ababa and Dakar, 1886-2010"
Sharon Deng, Department of Architecture
"Through Jaqueline Tyrwhitt: Hidden Agents in the History Making of Modern Architecture"
1:00-2:00 Session III Place, Space and Identity
Moderator Doug Massey
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Office of Population Research
Charlotte Williams, Department of Anthropology
"Making the Descendants: Machu Picchu, Cusco, and the Archaeology of Inca Identity"
Hammad Aslam, Department of Near Eastern Studies
"Critical analysis of the Multiculturalism in Quetta, a city in Balochistan region, and the lines of conflict drawn through the Baloch Nationalist Movement"
Spencer Parts, Department of History
"What was Urban Appalachia? Definitions of a white American ethnic group in Cincinnati, Ohio 1950-1975"
Qeustions and Discussion