Convener: Patricia Yaeger

This teach-in will focus on constellations of the commons, counter-publics, infrastructures, shelters, urban “renewal,” and waste across a wide range of urban and cultural spaces. Please bring something of interest (soundscapes, photos, art pieces, or your own thoughts and ideas) to share.


Patricia Yaeger is Henry Simmons Frieze Collegiate Chair at the University of Michigan. Her current project is entitled “Luminous Trash: America in an Age of Conspicuous Destruction.” She is former editor of PMIA and has written most recently about metropoetics, infrastructure, ecocriticism$, and oceans.

Additional Info

  • Encuentro Location (São Paulo): USP - Facultade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo
  • Date: January 15, 2013