Shelley Hornstein is Professor of Architectural History & Urban Culture at York University. Her work looks at the intersection of memory and place in architectural and urban sites. She is currently working on projects that explore demolition, Google Earth and museums in virtual space, Starlets and Starchitecture, Jewish topographies, and architectural tourism.
Hornstein is the recipient of the Walter L. Gordon Fellowship, and several Canadian and International research awards. Her most recent book, Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place, was published by Ashgate in 2011. Her other books include the edited volumes: Capital Culture: A Reader on Modernist Legacies, State Institutions, and the Value(s) of Art (McGill-University Press, 2000); Image and Remembrance: Representation and The Holocaust (Indiana University Press, 2002), and Impossible Images: Contemporary Art after the Holocaust (NYU Press, 2003).
Join us for Hornstein's Design Matters presentation "Arcadia and Augments: The Space of Appearance in Recent Architecture."
|Date:||Wednesday, October 10, 2012|
|Location:||U of C Downtown Campus|
|906 8 Avenue S.W.|
* Entrance is $5 for non-students. Students are free.