David Gersten: Two Talks on John Hejduk
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 10am - 12pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6 - 8pm
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Professor David Gersten will present two lectures on John Hejduk:
April 18, 10 AM | Part 1
Hejduk Hamlet and the Ghost Promise
'A Material Imagination of the Social Contract'
April 20, 6 PM | Part 2
John Hejduk: Through the Wall
David Gersten is an architect, writer, and educator based in New York City. He has been a Professor in The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union, since 1991, where he has served as Associate Dean under Dean John Hejduk and Acting Dean of the School of Architecture. He has taught studios and seminars at every level of the School’s five-year program, as well as a series of seminars titled 'The House of Poetry' in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has held the Ellen and Sidney Feltman Chair and is a former Chairman of the School’s Administrative, Curriculum and Admissions Committees. Professor Gersten currently heads Architectonics, the first-year Design Studio and teaches an Advanced Concepts seminars entitled; ‘A Material Imagination of the Social Contract.'
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