Whither Criticism?

A webinar series featuring six acclaimed critics discussing the current state of architectural criticism, and criticism's role in addressing the major crises of our time.

United States
David Rifkind

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What is the state of architectural criticism today? How should criticism change to respond to the major crises of our time? We’ll pose these questions to six prominent critics, who’ll discuss their work in a series of live webinars. Hosted by Professors David Rifkind (Architecture) and Dan Evans (Journalism + Media), the series is sponsored by the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab and funded by the Office of the Provost at Florida International University. 

Join us Wednesday evenings at 7pm EST: https://go.fiu.edu/91284827049 

September 16: Kate Wagner, Editor, McMansionHell.com 
September 23: Lee Bey, author, photographer, and former Chicago Sun-Times architectural critic 
September 30: Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles and former LA Times architectural critic 
October 7: Mimi Zeiger, SCI-Arc visiting faculty member and Los Angeles-based architecture and design critic 
October 14: Inga Saffron, Philadelphia Inquirer architectural critic and winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism 
October 21: Alastair Gordon, Former Miami Herald architectural critic