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The Ground beneath Our Feet: Building, Living, and Thinking Underground

, Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

Updated 11/11/11

LOCATION CHANGE: Please note that all conference events will be held in the AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.

Organized in conjunction with the AU Museum exhibition Wayne Barrar: An Expanding Subterra and featuring Daniel Esser, Lindsey Green-Simms, Despina Kakoudaki, Michael Ravenscroft, and Maxwell Uphaus, this one-day conference includes panels on space, history, and infrastructure in Africa, England, and North America.

Panel discussion:

In the exhibition space with photographer Wayne Barrar and David L. Pike, author of Subterranean Cities and Metropolis on the Styx.

Talks by:

Matthew Coolidge
Founder/Director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), Culver City, CA

Bruce Robbins
Columbia University
Author of Upward Mobility and the Common Good; Secular Vocations; and The Servant's Hand:
English Fiction from Below

Rosalind Williams
Author of Notes on the Underground; Retooling: A Historian Confronts Technological Change; and Dream Worlds

Free and open to the public. See also:
David Pike Researches Modern Urban Underworlds
Conference Flyer
Literature Department
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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