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  • Georgia Traganou

    Professor of Architecture and Urbanism

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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


    Current Courses

    Independent Study

    Thesis 2

    Urban Practice Adv Research

    Urban Practice Thesis Prep

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