Come celebrate the 25/20/15 anniversaries of our heritage conservation programs at USC!
Join us for a day-long symposium exploring the nexus between heritage conservation and social justice - featured speakers include:
Milton S.F. Curry
Dean, Della & Harry MacDonald Dean’s Chair, USC School of Architecture
Eric Avila, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Chicana/o Studies
Author, Popular Culture in the Age of White Flight: Fear and Fantasy in Suburban Los Angeles
Ken Breisch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, USC School of Architecture
(2nd HC Program Director)
Co-Chair, American Studies and Assistant Professor of American Studies, Scripps College
Author, The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California
Associate Professor and Chair of Department of City & Regional Planning, Cornell University
(1st HC Program Director)
Laura Dominguez '12
Ph.D student, USC Department of History
Co-founder of Latinos in Heritage Conservation
Professor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Public Affairs and Planning, and History,
University of Minnesota; Author, Restoring Women's History through Historic Preservation
Professor of Architecture, California State Polytechnic University Pomona
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside Public History program
Director, Graduate Programs in Heritage Conservation
Associate Professor of Practice (3rd HC Program Director)
Professor and Chair of the Department of History, San Diego State University
Author, Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the 20th Century
Shayne Watson '09
Rainbow Heritage Network; Chair, GLBT Historical Society’s Historic Places Working Group
Sian Winship '11
President, Society of Architectural Historians/Southern California Chapter
There will even be time during lunch to visit the Archives Bazaar...
09:30 – coffee/tea/fruit/pastries in courtyard
10:00 – Welcome (Trudi Sandmeier)
10:15 – Session 1 - USC/MHC – A Brief Look Back
Jeff Chusid; Ken Breisch; Trudi Sandmeier
11:00 – break
11:15 – Session 2 – Telling a More Complete Story
Laura Dominguez (moderator); Kristen Hayashi; Luis Hoyos; Shayne Watson
12:30 – Lunch and Archives Bazaar field trip
02:00 – Session 3 – Gentrification and Conservation
Sian Winship (moderator); Eric Avila; Wendy Cheng; Andrew Wiese
03:30 – Session 4 – Context and Perspective (Gail Dubrow)
04:00 – Session 5 – Looking Forward (Dean Milton Curry)
04:30 – cocktail reception
Please RSVP by Thursday, October 19th to let us know you are coming! (http://events.usc.edu/esvp/esvp_hercon.php)
Special thanks to our sponsors!
Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc.
Architectural Resources Group
Peyton Hall, FAIA
Page & Turnbull
Historic Resources Group
Getting here - The Gin D. Wong, FAIA Conference Center is located in Harris Hall. Harris Hall is a half block from the Metro Expo line station (Expo Park/USC station) should you choose to take light rail to campus. If you are planning to drive, parking is available at USC for $12. You should enter campus off Vermont Avenue at W. 36th Place (Downey Way entrance) and park in the Downey Way lot (formerly Parking Structure A). It is a 5-7 minute walk down Bloom Walk from the parking structure to Harris Hall. Limited street parking is also available close to the campus.
We look forward to seeing you there!