ARTS@DRCLAS/SAI Panel: Discussing The Ephemeral City


Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:00pm


CGIS South S-020 1730 Cambridge St

Discussing The Ephemeral City
What is the role of the Ephemeral City in the broader discussion about urbanism globally? Professor Rahul Mehrotra, Chair of  the Department of Urban Planing and Design (GSD), will moderate a conversation across disciplines about ephemerality in the landscapes of South Asian and Latin American cities.  The panel will feature Harvard scholars Felipe Hernandez (GSD), Marianne Potvin (FAS),  and Luis Valenzuela (GSD).

This panel is part of the exhibition The Ephemeral City: Looking at Temporary Landscape of Religion in South Asia and Latin America

Panel program:
6:00 – 6:05             Presentation by SAI and DRCLAS
6:05 – 6:20             Introductory words: Rahul Mehrotra, Felipe Vera and José Mayoral
6:20 – 6:35             Informal as Ephemeral / Felipe Hernandez
6:35 – 6:50             Refuge as Ephemeral / Marianne Potvin
6:50 – 7:05             Extraction as Ephemeral / Luis Valenzuela
7:05 – 7:30             Discussion moderated by Rahul Mehrotra
                                 Public reception will follow.

This panel is presented by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) and the South Asia Institute (SAI) and made possible in part by generous support from the Brillembourg and Brodsky Endowment Funds at DRCLAS and  the Donald T. Regan Lecture Fund support for the SAI Arts Initiative.