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Video: Neil Brenner on New Urban Spaces

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New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

The Lives of Things

Imagining the Edgy City

Trumpism and the University

Living in the Stone Age

I Like Dirt: Film Screening and Conversation with the Filmmakers

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Object Cultures Project

Most generally the task of this module is to formulate new ways of understanding how people transform the physical object world and how that world in turn transforms them. We are concerned with the mutual constitution of subject and object, the animate and inanimate, person and thing, and with the ways objects mediate individual and group identities.

Portrait of Shannon Lee Dawdy

Shannon Lee Dawdy

Materializing the Future

How is the future being shaped by designers in the present? Having passed through a period of postmodern disenchantment, designers now seem ready again to take on the challenge of the future.