University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Remapping the Urban Workshop (with Sheila Crane)

October 20, 2017

Remapping the Urban:

Everyday Practices of Adaptation & the Politics of Presence

20 October 2017


Wilson Hall 142


1:00–1:15             Welcome & introduction, Sheila Crane, Associate Professor & Chair, Architectural History,

                                                University of Virginia


1:15–2:15                Anne-Maria Makhulu, Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology & African

                                                and African-American Studies, Duke University

                                “Lessons from the Apartheid and Post-Apartheid City”


2:15–3:15                William Bissell, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Lafayette College

                                TBA (film & media in Zanzibar)


3:15–3:30             Coffee break


3:30–4:30               Katarzyna Pieprzak, Chair & Professor of Francophone Literature, French Language, and

                                                Comparative Literature, French & Africana Studies, Williams College

                                “In Praise of Surface Readings: The Art and Politics of Urban Whitewashing in the

                                Casablanca-based work of Hassan Darsi and Yto Barrada”


4:30–5:00             Concluding discussion

Wilson 142
1:00 pm