Saturday, April 6, 2019

Northwestern University Campus, German Department, Evanston, IL
https://www.german.northwestern.edu
Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, Kresge Centennial Hall, Room 2-350, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
Directions: https://maps.northwestern.edu/facility/116
Parking: https://www.northwestern.edu/transportation-parking/evanston-parking

8:00 am – 9:00 am BREAKFAST
9:00 am – 10:00 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Modernity and the Republic: The first Democracy and the Bauhaus
Dr. Michael Dreyer, University of Jena, Germany

10:00 am – 12:00 pm HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE, AND ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY
Daley’s Chicago and Mies van der Rohe
Dr. Henry Binford, History,  Northwestern University
The Future of Mies
Dr. Sean Keller, Architectural History, IIT
Urban Optics and the Specter of a Beautiful Metropolis
Dr. Alexander Eisenschmidt, Architectural History, UIC
Tropical Zionism: Arieh Sharon’s Design for the University of Ife, Nigeria
Dr. Ayala Levin, Art History, Northwestern University

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH
Northern Illinois AATG Spring Meeting (for AATG members)

1:00 pm– 2:45 pm TEACHING THE BAUHAUS
Laboratory: Doing “Bauhaus” exercises and exploring a building which seems like a Bauhaus idea exploded to “real life scale”
Dr. David T. Van Zanten, Art History, Northwestern University
Bauhaus Beyond Borders: Teaching the Bauhaus in the German Curriculum       
Ingrid Zeller, German, Northwestern University
Heidi Lechner, German, Libertyville High School

2:45 -3:00 COFFEE BREAK

3:00 – 5:00 ART, MUSIC, DANCE, AND PERFORMANCE
To Move Within The Picture”: Wassily Kandinsky’s Wall Painting Commissions
Dr. Christine Mehring, Art History, University of Chicago
Intermediality and Bauhaus as a Model for IRCAM
Dr. Alexander Rothe, Musicology, Columbia University
Dancing at the Bauhaus, Then and Now
Dr. Susan Manning, English & Dance, Northwestern University
PLAY + BAUHAUS  I  COSTUME + DANCE
Jan Bartoszek & Dancer, Hedwig Dances

Closing Remarks

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