Check-in & Registration | 3:30-5:30pm | Art & Architectural History Department, Simons (see addresses in box to the right), 3rd floor lobby

Keynote Lecture | 5:30-7:00pm | Simons, Room 309
Professor Marta Gutman, The City College of New York/CUNY
“The Right to the City, the Right to Play: Women, Suffrage, and Public Space for Children in Oakland”


Reception at the Blacklock House for presenters, registrants and invited guests | 7:00-8:00pm 



Breakfast for presenters, registrants and invited guests | 8:00-9:00am | Arnold Hall


Session 1: Making Space | 9:00-10:45am | Arnold Hall

Chair: Rachel Donaldson, Department of History, College of Charleston

Brittany Lavelle Tulla, BVL Historic Preservation Research and the College of Charleston
“Ann Drayton: The Study of a Widow’s Influence on the Development of the Eighteenth-Century Drayton Estate and the Landscape of the American South”

Jaqueline Taylor, Independent Scholar
“Breaking the Mold: Race, Class, and the Avant-Garde in the Better Homes Movement.”

Katie Lloyd Thomas, Newcastle University
“The Architect as Shopper:  Building Products and the Emergence of Women Architects in Interwar Britain”

Catherine Zipf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Re/Making Queen Anne Square: Doris Duke, Maya Lin, and the Politics of Urban Space in Newport, Rhode Island”


Midmorning Break | 10:45-11:00am


Session 2: Breaking out of the Margins | 11:00am-12:30pm | Arnold Hall

Chair: Marian Mazzone, Chair of the Art & Architectural History Department, College of Charleston

Aparna Parikh, Pennsylvania State University
“Graveyard Shifts in Outsourced Call Centers: Navigating and Shaping of Night Landscapes by Female Call Center Workers in Mumbai, India”

Ecem Sariçayir, Kadir Has University
“An On-Looking from In-Between: Queer(s’) Right To The City, Istanbul Example”

Barry Stiefel, College of Charleston
“Not All of the Old Ladies at the Mount Vernon Association Were White: Minority Women in the Early Preservation Movement”


Lunch for presenters, registrants and invited guests | 12:30-1:30pm | Cameron House


Session 3: Infiltration and Resistance | 1:30-2:45pm | Simons, Room 309

Chair: Ralph Muldrow, Albert Simons Professor of Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation & Community Planning, College of Charleston

Carole Bennet, Georgia Southern University and the Savannah College of Art & Design
“Taking the Personal to the Political and Back: Whatever Shall I Wear?”

Elizabeth Burns, College of Charleston
“A Way with Words: Public Persuasion and Historic Preservation in the Writings of Ann Pamela Cunningham, Susan Pringle Frost, and Ada Louis Huxtable”

Kevin Keenan, College of Charleston
“The Gender Values-Vulnerability Nexus: Is it Still Relevant for Studying Societal Responses to Terrorism in an Electronic Age?”

Harry Swartz-Turfle, Bennett College
“Stitch and Bitch that Sitch: Yarn Bombing as a Public Reclamation”


Afternoon Break | 2:45-3:15pm


Session 4: Reforming and Rebuilding | 3:15-5:00pm | Simons, Room 309

Chair: Richard G. Gilmore III, Director of Historic Preservation & Community Planning, College of Charleston

James Liphus Ward and Erin Smith, College of Charleston
“Sarah Visanska and Charleston during the Building of the New South”

Elizabeth Darling, Oxford Brookes University
“Heroines of the Canongate: Transforming Lives in Edinburgh’s Slums from the 1880s-1910s”

Ann Marie Borys, University of Washington
“The Social Dimensions of Architecture in the Work of Caroline Bartlett Crane”



Breakfast on Your Own 

Tours of the historic center of Charleston | 10:00-12:00pm | meet at Simons, in the lobby outside room 309