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Apr 14, 2021. Posted by Kathaleen Brearley
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HTC Representatives at the 2021 SAH Annual Conference include:


Jordan is Palestine? Rewriting History Through Pedagogy and Space

Eliana Abu-Hamdi (MIT, Project Manager, GAHTC)


Mar 30, 2021. Posted by Amanda Moore

Deborah Garcia arrived at MIT Architecture (virtually) in the Fall of 2020 as a result of an international call for emerging designers to become Teaching Fellows. In a recent 3Q interview, Carol-Anne Rodrigues MArch ’22 asked Garcia about her practice, her own path to becoming an architect, and how she envisions the future of architectural education. 

How pivotal were architecture high school outreach programs in starting your architectural career?

Mar 15, 2021. Posted by Ellen Wood

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2021

Thresholds 50: Before // After
Editors: Jola Idowu, Antonio Pacheco, Ardalan SadeghiKivi, and Meriam Soltan.

“Where were you when…?” A familiar phrase conjoining geography and a moment in time that marks out a sense of before and after. A collective stop. A turning point. A threshold.

Mar 08, 2021. Posted by Ellen Wood

out of frame is a student-edited platform supported by MIT Architecture. To learn more, read a letter from the editor.

Mar 02, 2021. Posted by Ellen Wood

MIT Architecture launches new program as part of strategic efforts around equity and inclusion.

This spring, the MIT Department of Architecture is launching a new peer-to-peer support group that currently exists across many departments at MIT: The departmental Resources for Easing Friction and Stress, or dREFS. The architecture department’s program, archREFS, is a group of graduate students trained in conflict management and mediation, here to support the broad architecture community of undergrads, MArchs, SMArchS, SMBTs, SMACTs, and PhDs.

Feb 27, 2021. Posted by Kathaleen Brearley

Members of the HTC community presented papers and chaired panels at this year’s virtual conference of The College Art Association (Feb 10-13, 2021)

Glaire Anderson (HTC, PhD, 2005)

Digital Humanities + Islamic Visual Culture

Dariel Cobb (HTC, Current PhD)

Feb 27, 2021. Posted by James Brice

Never mere settings, the spaces in which cinematic stories take place have the capacity to invoke, represent, convey, and reinforce narratives. As spaces and landscapes intertwine with stories and actors, they make the tales of the world we know visible, and those of worlds we can only imagine possible and real.

Feb 23, 2021. Posted by Kathaleen Brearley

Eliana Abu-Hamdi, PhD, project manager for the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) in the History, Theory and Criticism at MIT, was elected among the new directors to the Board of the Society of Architectural Historians, her service commencing April 2021. Eliana is also currently adjunct assistant professor at Hunter College, CUNY, in the Department of Political Science, and teaches courses on Global Poverty and the Ethics of Development, the History of Urbanism and Urban Policy and Planning in the U.S.

Mar 15, 2021 - 6:00 PM
Virtual: Zoom Meeting...  
Feb 03, 2021. Posted by Kathaleen Brearley

2021 HTC Book Celebration
Monday, March 15th at 6 pm on ZOOM

Meeting ID: 938 2748 0855
Password: theory

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Please join us in a conversation with three MIT Architecture: History, Theory & Criticism alumni who have recently published books based on their dissertation work:

Nov 23, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Oct 06, 2020. Posted by Darren Bennett

The Department of Architecture will host MIT student-led workshops to help undergraduates or anyone with an undergraduate degree plan their academic trajectories. This interactive webinar covers the unwritten rules to preparing for, applying to, and succeeding in graduate school. Sessions are open to anyone exploring the option of graduate education.

ArchCatalyst is designed to help increase the diversity of our student body, with a focus on recruiting applicants from underrepresented racial minority or low-income backgrounds.