Zeynep Çelik Alexander (University of Toronto)
“A Minor History of Non-Reading”
Public Lecture: January 30, 2014 / 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Peter Graham Scholarly Commons / Bird Library
Mini-Seminar: January 31, 2014 / 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon / Special Collections Research Center / Bird Library
(Both events are co-sponsored by Syracuse University’s School of Architecture. They are free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required for the mini-seminar. To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-443-2697)
Zeynep Çelik Alexander is an architectural historian whose work focuses on the history of modern architecture since the Enlightenment with an emphasis on German modernism. She is currently completing two projects: a book titled An Epistemological History of Aesthetic Modernism and a co-edited volume exploring the histories of technologies that have come to dominate contemporary design disciplines. Alexander’s writings have appeared in several edited volumes as well as in journals including Harvard Design Magazine, Grey Room, Journal of Design History, and Centropa. She is a member of Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative and an editor of the journal Grey Room.