Arijit Sen: Mellon Forum Speaker, March 27, 2017 at Princeton

by Staff | Feb 01, 2017

Mellon Forum March 27 - Arijit Sen
Mon, Mar 27, 2017, 12:00 pm
The Alien in our Midst: Memory, Displacement and the Making of our Everyday World

Arijit Sen, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Discussant: Andrew A. Johnson, Anthrolopogy, Princeton University

Arijit Sen is an architect and vernacular architecture historian who writes, teaches and studies urban cultural landscapes. His research includes studies of South Asian immigrant landscapes in North America. He has worked on post disaster reconstruction and community-based design in the Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans and directed public history and cultural landscapes field schools in Milwaukee. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Sen cofounded the multi-campus, interdisciplinary, Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures area of doctoral research on cultural landscapes. He has coedited Landscapes of Mobility: Culture, Politics and Placemaking (with Jennifer Johung coeditor, Ashgate Publishers, 2013) and Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City (with Lisa Silverman coeditor, Indiana University Press, 2014). 
Arijit Sen is an SAH member and currently serves as a Director of SAH. 


  

 

 



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