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Pynchon's New Worlds

International Pynchon Week 2017

La Rochelle, June 5-9, 2017


Jeffrey Hogrefe
Pratt Institute New York (United States)

Jeffrey Hogrefe is Associate Professor, Architecture, Humanities and Media Studies and founder and Coordinator of Architecture Writing: Language/Making, a transdisciplinary initiative of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Architecture at Pratt Institute. His innovative shared pedagogical research has resulted in a series of experimental courses, symposia and publications in collaboration with a faculty of writers: Hogrefe studied architecture and language at the University of California, Berkeley and has written extensively on space, subjectivity, architecture, language studies, artist and architecture biography. He is at work on The Abolitionist Landscape Project, which proposes a remapping of the Potomac River Valley for an alternate present for post slavery subjectivity.

This presentation is part of the panel REAPPROPRIATING THE NEW WORLD IN MASON & DIXON with Jeffrey Hogrefe | Heidi Lavine | Sergei Macura and scheduled in the Auditorium - Médiathèque: Friday 9 June, from 09:00 to 10:30, chaired by Ali Chetwynd.