Mellon Forum | NYBG Humanities Institute

Wed, Oct 19, 2016, 12:00 pm

The Mellon Forum for Research on the Urban Environment welcomes members of the current cohort of Mellon Fellows at New York Botanical Garden's Humanities Institute for a discussion on the institute's current research directions.

Robert Corban, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University
Ceres and the City: Tradition and Technology in Mussolini’s ‘Battle for Grain,’ 1925 – 1935

Sahar Hosseini, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
The Intertwined Life of the City and its River: Reading the Hydraulic Landscapes of Isfahan

Rachel Koroloff, Ph.D., History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Seeds of Exchange: Collecting for Russia’s Apothecary and Botanical Gardens in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Lynette Regouby, Ph.D., History of Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Sensitive Plant: Revisions of the Vegetal Body in 18th-Century France

Lauren Trahan, BA, Natural Science/Visual Arts, Fordham University
Examining the Historical Practice of Botanical Illustration and Proposing New Visual Techniques for the Modern World





School of Architecture, North Gallery