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Conference Program

All events will be held in
The Segal Theatre of the CUNY Graduate Center

365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016

10:00-10:15
Opening Remarks
Claire Bishop, Executive Officer, PhD Program in Art History
Liz Donato, Mya Dosch, Luisa Valle, Conference co-organizers

10:15-12:15
Panel #1: Insurgent Bodies, Subaltern Spaces

Prison Notebooks and the City of Palaces, Mexico 1960-71
George Flaherty

Epic Narratives, Gendered Experiences: Mobilizing Personal Lives in a Collectivist Project
Sujatha Fernandes

Cartoneros and the Spaces of Buenos Aires
Agnese Codebò

Discussant: Joaquín Barriendos

12:15-1:15
Lunch Break

1:15-3:15
Panel #2: Urban Interventions, Ephemeral Poetics

A Sign of the Times: Cuevas’s Ephemeral Mural and the Zona Rosa as Site of Artistic Intervention
Arden Decker

Drawings on the city map: The later urban interventions of 3Nós3
Erin Aldana

Embodying Hispañola: Urban Performance On and Around the Dominican-Haitian Borderland
Abigail Lapin

Open Sky Museums in City Streets: Urban Murals and Graffiti in Santiago, Chile
Guisela Latorre

Discussant: Anna Indych-López

3:15 – 3:30
Coffee Break

3:30 – 5:00
Panel #3: Strategic Occupations, Resignified Spaces

Freeway Takeovers: Vícam, East Los, and Resistance to Assimilation through Urban Disruption
Troy Kokinis and Jael Vizcarra

Expropiating the machinery of femininity: Poetic-political practices of resistance of Brukman female workers
Nicolás Cuello

The Sleek Torre and the Makeshift Rancho: Rhizomatic Collisions in Caracas’ Torre David
Clara Irazábal

Discussant: Marta Gutman

5:00 – 5:45
Closing Keynote
Urban Corpographies: Body and City Co-implications
Paola Berenstein Jacques and Fabiana Dultra Britto

5:45-6:30
Intervention by the Brazilian artist collective Opavivará
On the façade of the Graduate Center and in the James Gallery

A livestream of conference events will also be available on The Center for the Humanities website 

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