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California Design Research Group Graduate Student Colloquium

The California Design Research Group Graduate Student Colloquium—UC Berkeley, Saturday, March 8th, 2014. The California Design Research Group announces its inaugural biannual graduate student colloquium, to be held March 8, 2014. The colloquium is open to all graduate students in accredited master's or doctoral programs in the United States and abroad, whose primary research concerns Californian architecture, landscape architecture, and design taken in the broadest sense. Eight to ten students will be invited to present twenty-minute papers drawn from their master’s thesis or dissertation. A senior scholar will respond to each cluster of presentations. Papers must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format, and should include the entire text of the paper, representative images, and be limited to 2,000 words. A cover sheet with the student’s name, academic affiliation and level, postal address, telephone number, and email address should precede the paper. Participating students will receive hotel accommodation for two nights and funding toward travel expenses determined on an individual basis. A reception will follow the colloquium. The California Design Research Group comprises scholars in the University of California system whose research concerns Californian architecture, landscape architecture, and design. Conveners: Greg Castillo, Margaret Crawford, Andrew Shanken, and Marc Treib Timeline: November 1, 2013: Papers should be sent to californiacolloquium@gmail.com and must be received no later than 12 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. January 1, 2014: Announcement of the accepted papers. For further information, email californiacolloquium@gmail.com.