23 March 2017
2:00PM — Art & Architecture Library, 100 Cowgill Hall
2017 IAWA Symposium

The International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) will hold its annual symposium in Blacksburg on Thursday, March 23rd and Friday, March 24th, 2017.

Speakers/Presentations:
Art & Architecture Library, 100 Cowgill Hall

Thursday · March 23 · 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Anna P. Sokolina, Ph.D., IAWA Honorary Board Advisor
“We Can Do It! The Mission of Milka Bliznakov”
2:00 pm

Alice Finnerup Møller, Architect MAA, Denmark
“Architecture in Relation to the Book Arkitekten Viggo Norn”
2:45 pm

Fire in the Library Event:
Prof. Lesley Lokko, Head, Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg
“No More Than Three, Please”
3:30 pm

Friday · March 24 · 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Sharóne L. Tomer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech
“The Bind: Architecture And Gendered Aspiration”
9:15 am

Meral Ekincioglu, Ph.D., MIT Visiting Scholar 2014-2016
“Historical Construction of Turkish Women Architects in Postwar U.S.: A Missing Chapter in Feminist Architecture History”
10:00 am

UD/UA
Un Día / Una Arquitecta
“Making Women Architects Visible”
10:45 am

Kristine K. Fallon, FAIA, President KFA, Chicago
“Improving Communication on Large, Complex Projects”
11:00 am

Workshop
with Prof. Lesley Lokko, Head, Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg
“Lusus Naturae | Lusus Culturae”
Friday · March 24 · 1:00 – 5:00 pm
300 Cowgill Hall

Exhibition
IAWA @ Special Collections in Newman Library
March 20 – 27 · 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Located on the ground floor of Newman Library, Special Collections will display selected original items and papers from women of the IAWA archives.

More info…