ICI Fellow Victoria Marshall to Speak at York University: April 9, 2011

Cohort Spaces: Reflections on Creating Knowledge About India and China

Saturday April 9, 2011

Through the story of the India China Institute at the New School, and travels between the U.S., China, and India, Victoria Marshall will reflect on the everyday project of sharing knowledge and the long term project of creating knowledge at the mid‐way point of her India China Institute 2011‐2012 fellowship.

Victoria Marshall is an Assistant Professor of Urban Design at Parsons the New School for Design at the New School, New York. She is an India China Institute Fellow 2010‐2012 focusing on the theme of social innovation for sustainable environments.  She is the director of the BS Urban Design Program, the first undergraduate urban design program in an art and design school in the nation. Her scholarly focus linking urban design, drawing and ecology is present in her research as well as TILL, a Newark based landscape architecture and urban design practice which she founded in 2002.  She is a member of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study Urban Design Working Group, a Long Term Ecological Research project sponsored by the National Science Foundation. She has taught at University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Harvard University, Pratt Institute and the University of Toronto.

An “Intersections: New Approaches to Science and Technology in 20th Century China and India “event.

The lecture and the ‘Intersections: New Approaches to Science and Technology in 20th Century China and India’ workshop are kindly supported by the SSHRC Strategic Knowledge Cluster, Situating Science and the following York University sponsors: Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Office of the Vice President, Research & Innovation, York Ad‐Hoc funding, York Alumni Association and the York Centre for Asian Research