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Books and Bytes scheduled in April

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Join us in April to celebrate three of our local authors and learn about their publishing journeys.

April 13

Stephen Fox, editor and co-author of Making Houston Modern: the Life and Architecture of Howard Barnstone

Moderated by Pete Gershon, author of Collision: the Contemporary Art Scene in Houston, 1972-1985 

https://zoom.us/j/98617416651?pwd=TVkyazFQMXloV3c0bS9mcUVTRjV2Zz09

 

April 14

Fabiola Lopez-Duran, author of Eugenics in the Garden:  Architecture and the Crafting of Modernity 

Moderated by Michael Kubo, Undergraduate Coordinator, History and Theory of Architecture and Design

https://zoom.us/j/98617416651?pwd=TVkyazFQMXloV3c0bS9mcUVTRjV2Zz09

 

April 22

Dietmar Froehlich, author of The Chameleon Effect:  Architecture’s Role in Film

Moderated by Maria Elena Soliño, Professor of Spanish literature and film

https://zoom.us/j/94700826288?pwd=WHFNZEp0UzdPemt4RndHNzhrbGdhUT09

 

Sandra Zalman’s talk about her book, Modern in the Making:  MOMA and the Modern Experiment, 1929-1949, can be viewed with the following link:  https://zoom.us/rec/share/RafjpzuIfc5an9ZHAhVM4HUjBgDT2ssebePPiRNjNcG6EY8hfMWYqq0WeffpSIhf.ruVocQgcKG2vKRpl Passcode: 4#we0j&#

 

Books and Bytes with Sandra Zalman and Dietmar Froehlich scheduled

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At 5 pm on March 9th Associate Professor of Art History Sandra Zalman will discuss her book, Modern in the Making: MoMA and the Modern Experiment, 1929–1949 with moderator Natilee Harren.  

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94006444547?pwd=NVFJZXpCTS83ZWM0b01GMjE3cDdidz09

Meeting ID: 940 0644 4547
Passcode: 563896

At 5 pm on April 22nd Associate Dean of the College of Architecture and Design Dietmar Froehlich will discuss his book, The Chameleon Effect:  Architecture’s Role in Film with moderator Maria Elena Solino.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94700826288?pwd=WHFNZEp0UzdPemt4RndHNzhrbGdhUT09

Meeting ID: 947 0082 6288
Passcode: 634791

  

Service outage scheduled January 17th.

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On Sunday, January 17th at 5am we will be performing maintenance to our UPS system in the server room. Due to the nature of this particular maintenance we will have to shut down all servers until the work is complete. We plan to be back online by 5pm that day. All resources including the library websites, course reserves, interlibrary loan, database sites etc. will be unavailable during this outage.

Books and Bytes event recordings available

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Topic: Books and Bytes with Reto Geiser
Date: Sept 17, 2020 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)https://uofh-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/cwessing_cougarnet_uh_edu/Ea6b5dUk0TpGrsPo21tcaNwBC2gHtw4Hg5jB5d8rBdRLIw?e=dUgdZV  (University of Houston only)

Topic: Books and Bytes with Ronnie Self
Date: Oct 23, 2020 01:45 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
https://zoom.us/rec/share/ZY8fWHHRksUs50XDVLU3-28BwzgtfnWmrUKmEc990_8OQo-q-LVvgmsFhiQFTIOB.-WGDyLPqv6b4t080 Passcode: 61&M%UAr

Topic: Books and Bytes with Gail Peter Borden
Date: Nov 19, 2020 04:46 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
https://zoom.us/rec/share/ARuwTQ0ctmP8_c0Mq0-2hQa-kZtOJ0mlN4-SinAPCuA01Ts0rY9i1hpsykzAkjNc.pmpSzrgjZkVJaXoP Passcode: 3+.d0%gc

Topic: Books and Bytes with Natilee Harren
Date: Dec 4, 2020 04:39 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
https://zoom.us/rec/share/oyYGlanzddDtbVTM_6KXBEJtmRPj0buAbrs-sdn4QES0alI5AfTQDsxJC5o-kykQ.NRvsahTmJJXZ3OCQ Passcode: $a$@c$7u

Books and Bytes with Natilee Harren 12/4/20

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Natilee Harren at December 4, 2020, at 5pm.

Natilee Harren is an Assistant Professor of Art History at the Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts.  She will discuss her experience researching, writing and publishing Fluxus Forms:  Scores, Multiples and the Eternal Network.  A discussion will follow, moderated by Bruce Webb, Professor Emeritus of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/92123074889?pwd=OFAvOFZhTlBqenFsSW9RRnZXeWJ3dz09

Meeting ID: 921 2307 4889

Passcode: 865726

One tap mobile

+13462487799,,92123074889# US (Houston)

Books and Bytes with Gail Peter Borden 11/19/20

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Gail Peter Borden at November 19, 2020, at 5pm.

Gail Peter Borden is the Director of Graduate Studies at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.  He will discuss his experience researching, writing and publishing monographs.  He is the author of New Essentialism: Material Architecture, Material Precedent: the Typology of Modern Tectonics, Process: Material and Representation in Architecture, and others.    A discussion will follow, moderated by Director of Undergraduate Studies Rafael Beneytez-Duran.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96238691435?pwd=QTNBN2dibjgycEx0VTZTcURCcXEwQT09

Meeting ID: 962 3869 1435
Passcode: 498932
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,96238691435# US (Houston)

 

 

Books and Bytes with Ronnie Self 10/23/20

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Ronnie Self October 23, 2020 at 2pm.

Ronnie Self is a professor of architecture at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.  He will discuss his experience researching, writing and publishing his book, The Architecture of Art Museums.  A discussion will follow, moderated by UH Coordinator of Art History Sandra Zalman.

Get Out the Vote initiatives at the Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts

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Pick a Date, Take a Buddy” is a UH Get Out the Vote Initiative to help voters with a weekly informational guide to register and vote in the November 2020 election.  This initiative includes a weekly update of steps for voters to participate in to check their registration, register to vote, research their ballot online, pick an early voting date, and take a friend to vote on that early voting date.

This initiative began with a Live Virtual Informational Town Hall hosted by KGMCOTA on Friday, September 18, 2020.  The second event an on campus Voter Registration on September 25, 2020, 9AM-5PM.  A Voter Registration table will be set up outside of the Lindall Finley Wortham Theatre.  Anyone is welcome to come register to vote, change your address status,  or check if you are registered.

Contact Karen Stokes or Toni Valle in the School of Theatre & Dance for more information.

UH Students: Share Your Experience of the Coronavirus Outbreak

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UH Students! Share Your Experience of the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to access the Architecture, Design, and Art Library collection

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While the College of Architecture and Design building, which houses the Architecture, Design, and Art Library, remains closed, the library staff will distribute physical library materials to University of Houston students and employees by mail and scanned library materials by email.  UH patrons may contact archlib@uh.edu to request materials from the collection.  Patrons not affiliated with the University of Houston should request materials from their home institution or public library.

 

 

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