DIANNE HARRIS

Curriculum Vitae

DIANNE HARRIS portrait
  • Dean College of Humanities
  • Professor, History

Publications

Publications

  • “Modeling Race and Class: Architectural Photography and the U.S. Gypsum Research Village, 1952-55” for Race and Modern Architecture edited by Mabel O. Wilson, Charles Davis, and Irene Cheng. In progress, 01/2017.
  • “Dream Projects,” Invited Submission for “Bully Pulpit” section of Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art, Fall, 2016, 2.2. Published, 11/2016.
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  • Review of Barbara Miller Lane, Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs 1945-1965, for American Historical Review (Forthcoming). Accepted, 09/2016.
  • “On Nostalgia, Sentimentality, and the Digital,” https://iprh.wordpress.com/2015/09/15/on-nostalgia-sentimentality-and-the-digital-by-dianne-harris/. Published, 09/2015.
  • “Architectural History’s Futures,” Invited submission for The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 74, n.2, June, 2015. Published, 06/2015.
  • "A Tiny Orchestra in the Living Room: High-Fidelity Sound, Stereo Systems, and the Ordinary Postwar House," in Making Suburbia: New Histories of Everyday America, edited by John Archer, Paul J. P. Sandul, and Katherine Solomonson (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), Chapter 18. Published, 04/2015.
  • “The Rights to the Suburb,” Special “Black Lives Matter” section for Aggregate: Architectural History Collaborative http://www.we-aggregate.org/piece/the-rights-to-the-suburb (Peer-reviewed, published online March, 2015). Published, 03/2015.
  • “Domesticity,” invited essay and selection of curated images for “Los Angeles Architecture and Infrastructure,” an online exhibit. This exhibit is based on the Southern California Edison Photographic Collection at the Huntington Library, and edited by William Deverell and Greg Hise (Project funded by the Getty Research Institute). http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary_02.aspx?id=12322&terms=Los+Angeles+Architecture+and+Infrastructure. Published, 09/2013.
  • “Race, Space, and Trayvon Martin,” Published on the blog of the Society of Architectural Historians, July, 2013: http://www.sah.org/publications-and-research/sah-blog/sah-blog/2013/07/25/dianne-harris-race-space-and-trayvon-martin. Published, 07/2013.
  • “Architectural History and Architectural Humanities,” Text of plenary address for the Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, http://www.sah.org/publications-and-research/sah-blog. Published, 06/2013.
  • Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America. Published, 03/2013.
  • “Madspace,” in Mad World: Sex, Politics, Style, and the 1960s, edited by Lauren Goodlad, Robert Rushing, Lilya Kaganovsky. Duke University Press, 2013. Published, 01/2013.
  • “Learned Society 2.0,” Published on HASTAC.org blog, September, 2011: http://hastac.org/blogs/harris3/2011/08/29/learned-society-20. Published, 09/2011.
  • Case Study Utopia and Architectural Photography,” Invited article for special section of the American Art Journal (Smithsonian American Art Museum), v. 25, n. 2, Summer, 2011, pp. 18-21. Published, 06/2011.
  • “That’s Not Architectural History," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 70, no.2, June, 2011, pp. 147-151. Published, 06/2011.
  • “The House I Live In: Architecture, Modernism, and Identity in Levittown, PA,” in Second Suburb: Levittown, Pennsylvania edited by Dianne Harris, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. Published, 01/2010.
  • Second Suburb: Levittown, Pennsylvania. Published, 01/2010.
  • “A Second Suburb,” in Second Suburb: Levittown, Pennsylvania edited by Dianne Harris, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. Published, 01/2010.
  • “Author’s Roundtable: Response From Dianne Harris to Frank Donoghue’s The Last Professors,” Posted on Kritik: A Public Forum on Theory, Culture, and Politics hosted by the Unit For Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. http://unitcrit.blogspot.com/2009/10/authors-roundtable-2-response-from.html. Published, 11/2009.
  • Sites Unseen: Landscape and Vision. Published, 01/2007.
  • “Landscape and Identity” in Landscape Theory, volume 7 of the Art Seminars Series, edited by Rachel DeLue and James Elkins, Routledge, 2007. Published, 01/2007.
  • “Race, Space, and the Destabilization of Practice,” Landscape Journal, 26, n. 1, 2007, pp. 1-9. Published, 01/2007.
  • “Seeing the Invisible: Reexamining Race and Vernacular Architecture,” Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture: Anniversary Issue. volume 13, n. 2, 2006/2007, pp. 96-105. Published, 01/2007.
  • “Clean and Bright and Everyone White: Seeing the Postwar Domestic Landscape in the United States,” in Sites Unseen: Landscape and Vision, edited by Dianne Harris and D. Fairchild Ruggles, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007, pp.241-262. Published, 01/2007.
  • “Screening Identity: Race, Class, and Privacy in the Ordinary Postwar House,” in Race and Landscape in America, edited by Richard Schein, Routledge Press, 2006. Published, 01/2006.
  • Maybeck's Landscapes: Drawing in Nature. Published, 01/2005.
  • “Learning from Social History: Identity, Performance, and Architectural Histories,” essay commissioned for special series entitled “Architecture Between Disciplines” December, 2005 Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Published, 01/2005.
  • “Writing the Modern Garden: Thomas Church as Author” in Thomas Church, Landscape Architect, edited by Marc Treib, San Francisco: William Stout, 2004. Published, 01/2004.
  • The Nature of Authority: Villa Culture, Landscape, and Representation in Eighteenth-Century Lombardy. Published, 04/2003.
  • “Making Your Private World: Modern Landscape Architecture and The House Beautiful, 1945-1965,” in The Architecture of Landscape, 1940-1960, edited by Marc Treib, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. Published, 01/2002.
  • Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France. Published, 01/2001.
  • “Introduction: Landscape in Context” and “Landscape and Representation: The Printed View and Marc’Antonio Dal Re’s Ville di delizie,” in Villas and Gardens in Early Modern Italy and France, edited by Mirka Benes and Dianne Harris. Cambridge University Press, 2001. Published, 01/2001.
  • “Thomas Church as Author: Publicity and Professionalism at Mid-Century,” in Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, vol. 20, n. 2, April - June, 2000, pp. 157 - 170. Published, 06/2000.
  • “The Postmodernization of Landscape: A Critical Historiography,” (special, turn-of-the-millennium issue) Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, v. 58, n. 3, September, 1999, pp. 434 - 443. Published, 09/1999.
  • “What History Should We Teach, And Why?: An Historian’s Response,” Landscape Journal, vol. 16, n.2, Fall, 1997, pp. 191-196. Published, 09/1997.
  • “Cultivating Power: The Language of Feminism in Women’s Garden Literature, 1870-1920,” in Landscape Journal, vol. 13, n. 2, Fall 1994, pp. 113-123. Published, 09/1994.