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mar 30

Tue, Mar 30 2021, 12PM - 1:30PM

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Part of event series: Spring 2021 Architecture Lecture Series


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CCA Architecture Division

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Lecture by Shannon Mattern, Professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research.

Professor Mattern’s writing and teaching focus on archives, libraries, and other media spaces; media infrastructures; spatial epistemologies; and mediated sensation and exhibition. She is the author of The New Downtown Library: Designing with Communities, Deep Mapping the Media City, and Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media, all published by University of Minnesota Press. In addition to writing dozens of articles and book chapters, she also contributes a regular long-form column about urban data and mediated infrastructures to Places, a journal focusing on architecture, urbanism, and landscape, and she collaborates on public design and interactive projects and exhibitions. You can find her at

Presented by CCA’s History Theory X Lab.

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Free and Open to the Public