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  • Georgia Traganou

    Professor of Architecture and Urbanism

    Email
    traganog@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    Parsons Faculty Hotseat

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    Georgia Traganou

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    Jilly Traganou is Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at Parsons School of Design, and affiliated faculty with the Department of Politics at the New School for Social Research. Her work examines urban and material questions related to social movements, identity, affect and participation, and her current research is focusing on the role of spatial agency, material engagement and maintenance in prefigurative politics (such as Occupy, Christiania Freetown, Standing Rock). Jilly Traganou has been fellow of the Fulbright, Japan Foundation, the European Union Science and Technology Post-doctorate Program, Bard Graduate Center, and Princeton Program in Hellenic Studies, and a recipient of two Graham Foundation grants. She is co-editor-in-chief of Design and Culture

    She is the editor of Design and Political Dissent: Spaces, Visuals, Materialities (Routledge 2020); co-editor with Miodrag Mitrasinovic of Travel, Space, Architecture (Ashgate, 2009); and author of Designing the Olympics: Representation, Participation, Contestation (Routledge, 2016), and The Tokaido Road: Traveling and Representation in Edo and Meiji Japan (RoutledgeCurzon, 2004). She has guest-edited special issues, “Design and Society in Modern Japan,” co-edited with Sarah Teasley, and Ignacio Adriasola Munoz, Review of Japanese Culture and Society (2016); "Visual Communication Design in the Balkans,” co-edited with Artemis Yagou, The Design Journal (2015); and “Design Histories of the Olympic Games,” Journal of Design History (2012).

    She has produced the film “Olympic Design: Mexico 1968: Visual Identity: Lance Wyman,” which can be found at: https://vimeo.com/113621024/ea8eb40539

    To see some of her work visit: https://newschool.academia.edu/JillyTraganou and https://vimeo.com/51310037.

     

     

     

     


    Research Interests

    architectural criticism,design criticism,design research,spatial design studies,urban studies


    Future Courses

    Intro to Design Studies Lec
    PLDS 2500, Summer 2022

    Urban Ecologies Methods 2
    PGUD 5170, Spring 2022

    Vis, Spatial, Material Pol
    GPOL 6218, Spring 2022

    Vis/Spatial/Material Politics
    PGHT 5658, Spring 2022

    Visual/Spatial/Material Pol
    UTNS 6218, Spring 2022

    Past Courses

    ARS: Art & Design Practice
    PLHT 3500, Fall 2021

    Independent Study
    PGHI 5900, Fall 2021

    Independent Study
    PGDS 5900, Fall 2021

    Intro to Design Studies Lec
    PLDS 2500, Summer 2021

    Making + Meaning: History
    PLHT 3015, Fall 2021

    Thesis 2
    PGTD 5201, Spring 2021

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