PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017 16:30 – 18:00——
WALKING TOUR OF TIONG BAHRU (For delegates only)
Johannes WIDODO, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Itinerary Map

DAY 1 – Thursday, 07 Dec 2017


09:30 – 10:00——WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

  • Welcome Address
    Professor LAM Khee Poh, Dean, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Introduction
    Lilian CHEE, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

10:10 – 11:20——SESSION 1: PRECARITY
Chair: Erik G. L’HEUREUX, NUS

  • A Pilot Study of Household Food Security and Domestic Roles Among Migrant Farmers in Delhi, India
    Jessica COOK, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Humanitarian Homemaker, Emergency Subject
    Anooradha Iyer SIDDIQI, New York University/ Harvard University, USA

 

11:30 – 13:15——SESSION 2: PERFORMATIVITY
Chair: Adrianne JOERGENSEN, FCL

  • Space from the Inside: Cinematic Framing of Interiority
    Simone CHUNG, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Performative Domesticities:  The Performance of Conversion Among Filipino Domestic Workers
    Teresita CRUZ-DEL ROSARIO, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Affective Domesticities: Architecture, Literature and Affect
    Lilian CHEE, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

14:15 – 15:25——SESSION 3: DESIGN
Chair: Bobby C.T. WONG, NUS

  • Engineering Home
    Jane M. JACOBS, Yale-NUS College, Singapore
  • The Flexible Heart of the Home: Rehabilitating Disabled Homemakers in Postwar America
    Barbara PENNER, University College London, UK

 

15:55 – 17:05——SESSION 4: DISPLACED COMMUNITIES
Chair: LEE Kah Wee, NUS

  • Modernity, Transitoriness and Homelessness: Reflections on the Refugee Crisis
    Hilde HEYNEN, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Domesticating the Sovereign Border: The Trojan Village at Block 19
    Anoma PIERIS, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

End of the Day——DINNER (For delegates only)

 

DAY 2 – Friday, 08 Dec 2017


09:30 – 11:15——SESSION 5: HOME CULTURES
Chair: CHANG Jiat-Hwee, NUS

  • Domestic Empires: DIY and the Home Improvement Craze
    Lori A. BROWN, Syracuse University School of Architecture, USA
  • Origins of the Japanese House: Postwar Discussions on Historical Dwellings, Lifestyles and Cultural Identities
    Izumi KUROISHI, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
  • Domesticity, Labor and “Ideal Homes” in Singapore
    Eunice SENG, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

 

11:25 – 12:35——SESSION 6: SOCIAL CLASS
Chair: Joshua COMAROFF , SUTD/Lekker

  • Homeless Cities
    Gülsüm BAYDAR, Yaşar University, İzmir and
    Cansu KARAKIZ, Graduate student, International Media Cultural Work programme; Hochschule Darmstadt, University of Applied Sciences
  • Shopping Centers as Public Spaces: The Case of Kolkata, India
    Mallika BOSE, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

 

12:40 – 12:55——LUNCHTIME ARTIST TALK

  • The Ways We Live, Singapore
    Nadia WAGNER, The Glasgow School of Art, Singapore

 

13:35 – 14:45——SESSION 7: HOUSEWORK
Chair: Siddharta PEREZ, NUS Museum

      • Refusing Housework and Other Implications of Devaluation in Architecture
        Catharina GABRIELSSON, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
      • House/Work: On Laundry, Subversion, and Enchantment
        Naomi STEAD, Monash University, Australia and
        Kelly GREENOP, University of Queensland, Australia

 

14:55 – 16:05——SESSION 8: AGENCY OF THE STATE
Chair: CHO Im Sik, NUS

      • Leviathan and the Santo Perri House in Melbourne
        Mirjana LOZANOVSKA, Deakin University, Australia
      • Scientizing Tradition in Postwar Korea
        Melany Sun-Min PARK, Harvard University, USA

 

16:05 – 16:20——CLOSING COMMENTS

 

16:50 – 18:00——DISCUSSION (For delegates only)