Interview: In conversation with Kate Bauer

How do you research and write the history of Canadian coastlines? Find out in this interview! Here, we speak with Kate Bauer, a current U of T PhD candidate in the Department of History, about her research on lighthouses in Eastern Canada, how she engages with coastal spaces, and some of her favourite lighthouses inContinue reading “Interview: In conversation with Kate Bauer”

In conversation with Prof. Katy Chey

How do architects get into architecture? What do architecture students learn at U of T? Why study local architecture? Find out one architect and educator’s answers to these questions in this interview! Prof. Katy Chey joins us to discuss all of these ideas… and more! Check out the excerpts in the video below, and scrollContinue reading “In conversation with Prof. Katy Chey”

Interview: In conversation with Mark Cheetham

Have an interest in visual culture and art theory but not quite sure what it entails? Find out in this interview! Here, we chat with Dr. Mark Cheetham, Professor of Art History at U of T, about his research around eco art, art making, and curation. He discusses a variety of projects in which he has been involved and his hopes for the future of the study of space in Canada…

Fall interview series

After a busy start to the academic year, we are back and ready to share exciting work with you once again! This fall, we will be posting a series of interviews with scholars and practitioners whose work intersects with Canadian architecture, landscapes, and history in various (and often unexpected) ways. Our interviewees include professors fromContinue reading “Fall interview series”

Interview: In conversation with Alexis Cohen

What does it take to work in heritage conservation? Find out in this interview! Here, we chat with Dr Alexis Cohen, U of T alumna and Associate at ERA Architects about her work as an architectural historian in the world of heritage conservation, her training in art and architectural history, why the humanities matter, andContinue reading “Interview: In conversation with Alexis Cohen”

Interview: In conversation with Michelangelo Sabatino

This fall, we sat down (via Zoom!) with art and architectural historian Professor Michelangelo Sabatino, Director of the Ph.D. Program in Architecture in the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Although Prof. Sabatino is based in Chicago, he was awarded his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, and has published extensively onContinue reading “Interview: In conversation with Michelangelo Sabatino”

Interview: In conversation with Joseph Clarke

For the inaugural interview in our Canada Constructed Interview Series, we spoke with Joseph L. Clarke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. We asked him about the acoustics of architecture, opportunities for students at U of T, why studying Canadian architecture is important, and even his youthfulContinue reading “Interview: In conversation with Joseph Clarke”