Festvortrag Despina Stratigakos



von 18:15 bis 20:15




Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Vortragsraum 242, II. OG, Katharina-von-Bora-Straße 10, 80333 München

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Building Female Modernity: Women and Architecture in Wilhelmine Berlin

Despina Stratigakos
is an architectural historian with an overarching interest in gender and modernity in European cities. She is the author of “A Women’s Berlin: Building the Modern City” (2008), a history of a forgotten female metropolis and winner of the 2009 German Studies Association DAAD Book Prize. Stratigakos has also published widely on issues of diversity in architecture and in 2007 curated an exhibition on Architect Barbie to focus attention on gendered stereotypes within the architectural profession. Stratigakos received her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College and taught at Harvard University and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at the University of Buffalo’s Department of Architecture.