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Publications: Joseph Heathcott, “Ephemeral City: Design and Civic Meaning at the 1904 World’s Fair” in the Journal of Design History

Joseph Heathcott, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Associate Dean of Academic Initiatives, has published an article titled “Ephemeral City: Design and Civic Meaning at the 1904 World’s Fair” in the Journal of Design History. The paper appears in an early on-line version with Oxford University Press, and is scheduled for print release this Winter. […]

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News: Joseph Heathcott Lectures in Amsterdam and Brussels

Joseph Heathcott recently traveled to Amsterdam and Brussels. He gave a lecture at the University of Amsterdam titled “Hip Hop Storms the World from the South Bronx: Place Specificity in Urban Cultural Formations.”  While in Amsterdam, he also conducted a question and answer session following the screening of the documentary film The Pruitt-Igoe Myth.  In Brussels, […]

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Press Clips: Joseph Heathcott publishes article on Swahili urban heritage

Joseph Heathcott, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Associate Dean of Academic Initiatives, has published an article titled “Heritage in the Dynamic City: The Politics and Practice of Urban Conservation on the Swahili Coast” in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.  The paper appears in an early on-line version with Blackwell Press, and is scheduled for […]

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News: Joseph Heathcott Speaks in Two Events at Columbia University

Joseph Heathcott spoke at two separate events at Columbia University in the last month. On April 14th he presented his paper on “Ephemeral City: Technology and Meaning at the 1904 World’s Fair” to the annual colloquium of the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of Architecture. On March 31st, he gave the opening presentation […]

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Press Clips: Joseph Heathcott Publishes “The Archival Uncanny: A Family Lacuna” in _rhizomes_

The Archival Uncanny: A Family Lacuna by Joseph Heathcott from a special issue of _rhizomes_ devoted to “Deleuze and Photography” Abstract: Ten solid Tennessee men sit for a photograph at the dawn of the twentieth century. Nine of the men are brothers, one the father. All of them are sharecroppers and farm laborers, their dusty […]

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News: Joseph Heathcott Speaks at Museum of the City of New York on 4/5 on “Other American Cities Take on the Grid” panel

  Joseph Heathcott will speak at The Museum of the City of New York on the following panel: OTHER AMERICAN CITIES TAKE ON THE GRID Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 PM Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Chicago are also gridded cities ‘ and each designed a template different from New York’s right angles, which accommodate real […]

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News: Joseph Heathcott serves on design jury for Pruitt-Igoe public housing grounds

Joseph Heathcott, Associate Professor of Urban Studies, is serving as a juror for a design competition centered on one of the most famous vacant sites in the U.S., the former Pruitt-Igoe public housing grounds. Heathcott is serving with architects Teddy Cruz and Sergio Palleroni, as well as the artist Theaster Gates as well as Van […]

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Call for Papers for the 2012 National Conference of Imagining America

We are pleased to forward the Call for Papers for the 2012 national conference of Imagining America (IA). The New School is an institutional member of IA, and a co-sponsor of the 2012 conference, to be held in NYC. Imagining America is “a consortium of universities and organizations dedicated to advancing the public and civic […]

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Joseph Heathcott Appointed NSPE’s Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Joseph Heathcott, Associate Professor of Urban Studies, has agreed to serve as NSPE’s Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives. As such, Joseph is charged with coordinating projects and convening faculty teams on academic initiatives that cut across the educational missions of the various schools and programs in NSPE. […]

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