*Effective July 29, 2014 Revised Schedule.

SESSION 1: Interdisciplinary Interventions

Tracing Urban Affect: A Collaboration in Art, Technology, and Anthropology

Ellen Moffat, Independent Artist, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CA;

Kim Morgan, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University, Halifax, Nova Scotia CA;

Martha Radice and Derek Reilly, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia CA.

SESSION 2: Heritage and Reinvention

The Local and the Cosmopolitan: Is Joyce part of Dublin or is Dublin part of Joyce?
Kieran Bonner, St. Jerome’s University and The University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario CA).

Nostalgia and the Uncanny: Exploring the Role of Historic House Museums within the Contemporary Urbanscape
Alevtina Naumova, York/Ryerson Universities (Toronto, Ontario CA).

Heavenly Structures: Conflicting Ideologies of High-Rise Architecture in Chicago
Emma Stein, University of New Mexico (New Mexico, USA).

SESSION 3: Practicing Urban Affect

From Intervention to Internalization
Han Zhang York University (Toronto, Ontario CA).

An Accidental Urbanism or an Instant Urban Affect
Daniel P. Karpinski and Lauren Haein An
Chang School of Architecture, Ryerson University, Centre for Social Innovation Toronto, and University of Toronto John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design (Toronto, Ontario CA).

Texture/Tone: Processes and Experiments in Sensory Translation
Sheraz Khan and Scott Kobewka, (Toronto, Ontario CA)

Affective Malls: The Transmission of Appetite, Energy, Appreciation
Helen Yung, Independent Artist (Toronto, Ontario CA).

The Conscious Body and Shared Experience
Andrea Nann, Artistic Director, Dreamwalker Dance Company (Toronto, Ontario CA)

SESSION 4: Virtual Affectivities
Suggestibility and Social Media
David Toews, York University, (Toronto, Ontario CA).

Navigating the Networked City: How Mobile Communications Technologies Have Reshaped Our Experience of Urban Space
Anne Marie Galang University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario CA).

The City in Text:  Theorizing on a Blog
Amelia Ruby Howard, University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario CA).

Curating the City
Aruna Handa, Alimentary Initiatives (Toronto, Ontario CA).


SESSION 5A:  Theoretic Encounters

Jane Jacobs as a Theorist
Stanley Harvey Raffel, Edinburgh University (Edinburgh, Scotland GB).

The City and the Spectacle: Affective Resistance and the Urban Commons
Jessica Elaine Reilly, Western University, (London, Ontario CA).

Locating Affect in Lewis Mumford’s Theory of the City: the Antidote to the Rise of ‘Post-Historic Man’?
Maggie FitzGerald-Murphy and Jon Careless, Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario CA).

City Traffic and Avoidance
Benjamin Waterman, University of Waterloo. (Waterloo, Ontario CA).

SESSION 5B: Risk and Resistance

Mapping Distress in North American Suburbs: An Obstacle to Urban Transformation
Magda Maaoui, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley California, USA).

The Valiant City:  How Fear and Paranoia Shape the Image of the City 
Hafsa Imtiaz, National College of Arts (Lahore, PK).

Investigating the Effect of Age, Style and Social Restrictions Factors on the Colour Diversity of Women’s Clothing in Public Environments 

Farideh Gholami and Hassan Sadeghi Naeini, School of Architecture Iran University of Science and Technology (Tehran IR)

The Interruption of the Normality of Street Harassment: Hollaback Movement as a Form of Resistance
Nancy Regina Gomez, Universidad del Norte (Athens,Ohio US).


SESSION 6A:  Sensory (Dis)Orders

Material Remainders: Debt and Anxiety across the Urban Landscape
Christopher Gutierrez, McGill University (Montreal, Quebec CA).

“With Bated Breath”: Death, Odour, and Room to Breathe in the Victorian City
Monika Lemke, Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario CA.)

Vagrant Odours Phillippa Nicole Barr, University of Sydney (Sydney, New South Wales AU).

The City of Din: Affect and the Urban Soundscape
Saeed Hydaralli, York University (Toronto, Ontario CA).

SESSION 6B:  Selves and Scenes

Affect as Infrastructure: Folding and Unfolding the City
Steven Bailey, York University (Toronto, Ontario CA).

Moral Space & The City: The Question of the Self in the Urban Milieu
David Lynes, St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Nova Scotia CA).

Thinking Amateur Choral Singing as an Affective Scene: Urban Vocalise
Jan Plecash, Independent Scholar (Toronto, Ontario CA).

SESSION 7: Spatial Transformations

From a Communist Military Factory to an Urban Tourism Attraction: 798 Art Zone in Beijing, China
Yiping Li, The University of Hong Kong, (Hong Kong, CN).

Suggestions of a Local Urban Design Language in the Process of the Globalization of Cities, Case Study: Iranian City
Shahrzad Faryadi, University of Tehran (Tehran, IR)

Designing to Heal
Jenny Donovan, Principal, Inclusive Design (Melbourne, AU)

Trajectories of Affect: In the Ruins of the Theatre of Cruelty at New York’s 9/11 Memorial and National Museum
Elke Grenzer, Culture of Cities Centre, York University (Toronto, Ontario CA).