News archive - November 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Architectural historian Magdalena Milosz considers postwar residential schools and the illusion of progress.

Image: From the Indian Affairs film strip “We Learn English” (National Film Board of Canada)

Settler-Colonial Modern

Writing about modernism in colonial contexts, architectural historian Gwendolyn Wright proposes that “the physical environment became a strategy for enforcing common values while maintaining difference within a conjoint modern world.” In Canada, little else exemplifies this statement so strongly as the century-long experiment known as residential schools.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Rethinking property in c\a\n\a\d\a

A virtual round table brought together Indigenous and settler architects and urbanists to share their perspectives on how property could be rethought, in order to reimagine the form and structure of Canadian cities, ultimately leading to the launch of issue 12/13 of the journal Scapegoat: Architecture/Landscape/Political Economy titled c\a\n\a\d\a: Delineating nation state capitalism edited by David Fortin and Adrian Blackwell.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

​​​​​​​Jane Mah Hutton Receives Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award

Jane Mah Hutton Receives Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award

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