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LECTURE: Tania Gutierrez-Monroy

Monday, October 25, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Tania Gutierrez-Monroy presents “Landscapes of Resistance: Architecture and Spatial Practices during Two Revolutions in Mexico”
This lecture will address Gutierrez-Monroy’s doctoral research exploring women during Revolutionary Mexico, as well as her current work on landscapes of Indigenous resistance.

About Tania Gutierrez-Monroy
Tania Gutierrez-Monroy is an architectural historian who recently completed a Ph.D. in architecture at McGill University, in Montreal. Her research interests include spatial negotiations of identity, intersectionality in architecture, ephemeral architectures during conflict, and landscapes of Indigenous resistance.

Gutierrez-Monroy’s dissertation, Domestic Landscapes at War: Women Transforming Space during the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1917, examines how women of diverse social strata inscribed their active roles in the Mexican Revolution in the overlap between domestic and war spheres.

Gutierrez-Monroy received an Honors Bachelor of Architecture from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and a post-professional Master from McGill University. She is currently a Scholar-in-Residence (Emerging Scholar Fellow) at the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design. Gutierrez-Monroy has practiced as an architect in Mexico and has taught architectural history, theory, design, and research methods at the University of Houston, the University of British Columbia, Louisiana State University, and Universite Laval.

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