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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 27: “Constructions of an Asian Woman Architect: Minnette de Silva, Architecture, and History”

by Dr. Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi, Bryn Mawr College Much recent attention has been paid to an erasure of Minnette de Silva’s work from a global canon of modern architecture. This reading of exclusion has been predicated in part on the demolition and … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 19: “Women’s Prayer Space: A Feminist Critique on the Southeast Asian Islamic Architectural History”

by Dr. Tutin Aryanti, Indonesia University of Education Studies on the Southeast Asian mosque architecture have primarily focused on sultanate mosques. Primarily formalistic and stylistic, the studies have regarded the history of Islamic architecture as a history of male patronage of … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 5: “Architecture, Feminism, Gender: Relevance and Resilience in the Southeast Asian context”

by Dr. Lilian Chee, National University of Singapore While postcoloniality arrived at the shores of Asian and Southeast Asian architectural discourse rather belatedly through the auspices of critical theory and literary criticism, the relationship, relevance and import of feminist and … Continue reading

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