Visiting Scholars 1998–1999

Research, 1 September 1998 to 31 August 1999

Theme: The Baroque Phenomenon beyond Rome

Annalisa Avon, Independent researcher, Fiume Veneto, Italy
Topic: Baroque in France Before Bernini’s Arrival

Dirk De Meyer, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
Topic: Johann Santini Aichel (1677-1723)

Rochelle Ziskin, Department of Art and Art History, University of Missouri-Kansas City, United States
Topic: Lexicons of Feminity and Masculinity in French Late Baroque Domestic Design

Theme: Architecture and the Critical Debate after 1945

Lauro Cavalcanti, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Topic: Modern Architecture from Brazil : The role of the Good Neighbor Policy in its world-wide diffusion in the 1940s

Brian Massumi, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Topic: Architectures of the Event

Detlef Mertins, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Topic: Mies van der Rohe’s Approach to City-Making in Post-War America

Gilles Ragot, École d’architecture et de paysage de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Topic: Architecture fonctionnelle et fonctionnalisme : Étude sémantique du concept de fonctionnalisme dans l’architecture contemporaine de 1940 à 1970

Robert Somol, Department of Architecture and Urban Design, University of California, Los Angeles, United States
Topic: Repetition and the Avantgarde: The Emergence of the Diagram in Contemporary Architecture


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