Title: The Spanglish Turn: Production of Architectural Hybridities in Los Angeles
When: 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Friday, September 15, 2017
Where: Hight Architecture Library, Storrs Hall
Dr. Gustavo Leclerc joined the faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture (SoA) at UNC Charlotte this fall. Gustavo holds a PhD in Architectural History and Theory from the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA, and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Veracruz, Mexico. He's a Loeb Fellow at Harvard, past Director of the Border Studies Project at the Southern California Studies Center at USC, and co-editor of Postborder City: Cultural Spaces of Bajalta, California (Routledge, 2003) and Urban Latino Cultures: La Vida Latina en L.A. (Sage, 1999).
Gustavo has previously taught at UCLA, SCI-Arc, Woodbury and Otis College of Art and Design. He recently completed the catalogue essay, “Tiempo de Hibridos: Migration, Hybridity and Cosmopolitics at the US-Mexico Border” for the exhibition The US-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination and Possibility at the Craft & Folk Art Museum Los Angeles (CAFAM), which opened Sep 10, 2017. Gustavo is currently teaching SoA's required course in contemporary theory and an elective on landscape as cultural construct.
Open to all students! Come meet Gustavo and see what he's up to!