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MAS Context 2020 Fall Talks

August 26, 2020

We are happy to share the events of our MAS Context 2020 Fall Talks series. Due to the ongoing pandemic, all the events this season will take place online via Zoom. The events are free and open to the public but registration is required. We look forward to connecting with all of you virtually, from close and afar, during the fall programs.

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In what ways do architecture students internalize, and consent to, white hegemony in our designs, renderings, and colorblind attitudes around who does and who does not belong in the spaces we imagine? Collage by Ana Colon Quiñones, Dissent by Design, background renderings by others.

July 26-August 2 – (INFO)
Film Screening

Sunday, July 26 – (VIDEO)
Panel discussion featuring Edward Lawrenson, Killian Doherty, and Sumayya Vally. Moderated by Danny Hoffman

Wednesday, September 9 – (VIDEO)
Panel discussion with Javier Peña Ibañez, Anna & Eugeni Bach, and KOGAA
“Concentrico: Rethinking Our Built Environment Through Design”

Thursday, October 8 – (VIDEO)
Lecture by Richard Haas
“An Artist About Architecture”

Saturday, October 24 – (VIDEO)
An exploration of the Ryerson & Burnham Archives by Monica Chadha, Peter Exley, Andres L Hernandez, Jayne Kelley, and Francesco Marullo
“Tracing / Traces: Architecture and the Archive 2020”

Thursday, November 12 – (VIDEO)
Lecture by Germane Barnes and Shawhin Roudbari
“Architectures of Vigilantism”

Thursday, November 19 – (VIDEO)
Lecture by De Peter Yi
“Building Subjects: Ideas on Housing from Chinese Vernacular Architecture”

All the talks are open to the public. MAS Context is supported in part by private donations. For information about how to support MAS Context, please visit: