THE MAKING OF CITIES

2007 ORIAS Summer Teacher's Institute
July 9th to July 13th, 2007
University of California, Berkeley

AGENDA

9:00AM to 4:00PM
2223 Fulton Street
U. C. Berkeley

 

Monday, July 9 - Foundations: What is a city?

8:30 Coffee/ Resources

9:00 Introductory activity — Michele Delattre

9:50 Çatalhöyük: Deconstructing the World's First City (Burcu Tung - Anthropology, UCB)

10:50 Break

11:00 Uruk: The First City (Prof. John Hayes - Near Eastern Studies, UCB)

12:15 Catered lunch

1:15 Imperial Rome: Monuments, Resources, and Power (Prof. Carlos Norena - History, UCB)

2:30 Break

2:40 Classroom applications - Carolyn Rinetti, Pleasanton Middle School

Credit student meeting

4:00 Adjourn


Tuesday, July 10 - Footprints: The city shaped.

8:30 Coffee and Resources

9:00 Small groups — Michele Delattre

9:30 Cities in China: The Early Evidence (Prof. Michael Nylan, History, UCB)

10:45 Break

11:00 The Built World of the Incas (Prof. Jean-Pierre Protzen, College of Environmental Design, UCB)

12:15 Catered lunch

1:15 Walking in the City: Mapping St. Petersburg circa 1910 (Dr. Stiliana Milkova, Comparative Literature, UCB)

2:30 Break

2:40 Classroom applications — Mike Phipps, Cable Car Museum

Credit student working period

4:00 Adjourn

Wednesday, July 11 - The Arts: The city observed.

8:30 Coffee/ resources

9:00 Small groups — Michele Delattre

9:30 Ecological Apocalypse in Dickens' London (Prof. Robert Alter, Comparative Literature, UCB)

10:45 Break

11:00 Motion, Mechanization, and Migration: The Urban Experience in Walther Ruttmann’s Weimar Film “Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927) (Dr. Noga Wizansky, Institute of European Studies, UCB)

12:30 Catered lunch

1:30 Paris of the Impressionists (Prof. Darcy Grigsby, Art History, UCB)

2:45 Credit student working period

4:00 Adjourn


Thursday, July 12 - Modernization

8:30 Coffee/ resources

9:00 Classroom applications

9:30 Extreme Urban: Mumbai – City in the Developing World (Prof. Tanu Sankalia, Visual Arts, USF)

10:45 Break

10:50 Modernization of Seoul,Korea (Dr. Hilary Finchun-Sung, Institute of East Asian Studies, UCB)

12:15 Lunch on own

1:45 From Paris to Phnom Penh: The City as Archive (Prof. Penny Edwards, South and Southeast Asia Studies, UCB)

3:00 Classroom applications - Ina Bendich, EXCEL High School

Credit student working period

4:00 Adjourn


Friday, July 13 - Current Research - Urban communities.

8:30 Coffee/ resources

9:10 Urban research panel

  • Dubai: A Local, Regional and Global Perspective (Reem Alissa, Architecture, UCB)
  • Urban Informality in Lagos, Nigeria: A New Paradigm? (Joseph Godlewski, Architecture, UCB)
  • Istanbul: the Bridge and the Mosque (Kathryn Schild, Slavic Languages and Literatures, UCB)

10:50 Tokyo Stories: Tales from the Four-Hundred-Year History of Japan's Capital (Dr. Cary Karacas, Geography, UCB)

12:00 Catered Lunch

1:00 Google Earth (Robin Ziegler, Community Development, Google Earth)

2:15 Web resources/ Credit group presentations

4:00 Adjourn

Sponsored by the University of California at Berkeley Office of Resources for International and Area Studies (ORIAS), Center for Korean Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Center for South Asia Studies, Center for Southeast Asia Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, Institute of European Studies. University funding is provided by Title VI grants from the United States Department of Education.

Co-sponsored by Bay Area Global Education Program (BAGEP) at the World Affairs Council of Northern California and the The Korea Foundation.