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Jackson-Beckett, Michelle Sen.Sc. MA, MPhil

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Standort: Postgasse 6 2. St.
Telefon: 71133-3100
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E-Mail: michelle.jackson-beckett@uni-ak.ac.at
Organisationseinheiten: Theorie und Geschichte des Design
documents/publications
reviews
Otto Prutscher: Allgestalter der Wiener Moderne | Universal Designer of Viennese Modernism 2020
Koloman Moser: Universal Artist between Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffmann 2019
Vienna 1900 Complete 2019
Wiener Werkstätte 1903–1932: The Luxury of Beauty 2018
The Glass of the Architects: Vienna 1900–1937 2017
General documents/publications
Objects: USA 2020. (monograph). (editor). 2020
Wendell Castle Scrapbook: 1958-1980. (monograph). (editor). 2020
José Zanine Caldas. (monograph). (editor). 2019
Tiffany: Dreaming in Glass (Sotheby's 20th Century Design). (catalogue). (author). 2014
awards and grants
Fulbright Mach Scholarship, Austria (Declined) 2020
Getty Research Institute Grant 2020
Bard Graduate Center Conference Presentation Travel Grant 2019
Finalist, Distinguished University Teaching Award, Parsons School of Constructed Environments 2019
Parsons Part-time Faculty Development Grant 2019
Parsons Part-Time Faculty Development Grant 2018
ICOM International Council of Museums, Decorative Arts & Design Committee Scholarship 2017
Parsons Part-time Faculty Development Grant 2017
Doctoral Fellowship, Bard Graduate Center 2016
Parsons Part-time Faculty Development Grant 2015
Parsons Departmental Honors Thesis Award 2013
Dean's Fellowship - Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum 2010
Phi Beta Kappa Award 2010
Herta M. Stephenson Scholarship in German Studies 2008
exhibition
Against the Grain: José Zanine Caldas 1919-2001 [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2019–2020
Bend it Like Breuer: Modern Plywood of the 20th Century [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (author, curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2019
Greta Magnusson Grossman: Modern Makes Sense [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (author, curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2019
Radical Living [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2019
The Noble Line: Ole Wanscher & Joaquim Tenreiro Furniture Masterworks [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (author, curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2019
Modern in Your Life: The Good Design Phenomenon 1934-1959 [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (author, curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2018–2019
FORMA: Brazilian Furniture by Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler. (exhibition). (author), New York City, NY, USA. 2018
R & Company: 20 Years of Discovery. (exhibition). (author), New York City, NY, USA. 2018
Renate Müller: Fun & Fantasy [Archival Exhibition]. (exhibition). (curator), New York City, NY, USA. 2018
teaching
Industrial Design History (graduate, 2 sections) 2019
Industrial Design History (graduate, 2 sections) 2018
History of Glass 3,000BCE-Present (undergraduate) 2017
Industrial Design History (graduate, 2 sections) 2017
History of Design, 1850-Present 2016
History of Glass: 3,000BCE-Present (undergraduate) 2016
Industrial Design History (graduate, 1 section) 2016
Decadence and Decay: Visual Culture of the Weimar Republic, Art, Architecture, Design: 1918-1933 (undergraduate) 2015
Global Issues in Design and Visuality of the 21st Century (undergraduate) 2015
Global Issues in Design and Visuality of the 21st Century (undergraduate) 2015
Global Issues in Design and Visuality of the 21st Century (undergraduate) 2015
Industrial Design History (graduate, 1 section) 2015
Postmodern Art, Architecture, and Design: 1970-1990 (undergraduate) 2015
Global Issues in Design and Visuality of the 21st Century (undergraduate) 2014
Throwback: Revival and Identity in 20th Century Architecture, Design, and Visual Culture (undergraduate) 2014
conferences & symposia
Design for Everyone: An Intro to Bauhaus | Bauhaus Graphic Design (Goethe Institut Washington, DC and DC Public Library). (guest lecture). (Lecturer), Washington, DC, USA. 2020
Graphik-künstler*innen: Women in the Graphic Arts and the Wiener Werkstätte. (guest lecture). (Lecturer), Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA. 2019
Reform and Revival: Austrian Modernism(s) in Design and Architecture, 1897-1914. (guest lecture). (Lecturer), New York City, NY, USA. 2018
Style, Identity, and Sustainability: 1900 to Now | In Conversation with Artist Debra Rapoport, Neue Galerie New York. (artist talk). (Lecturer, organiser/management), Neue Galerie New York, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA. 2018
Objects of Health in Thomas Mann’s Der Zauberberg (Cooper Hewitt/Parsons MA History of Design & Curatorial Studies). (guest lecture). (Lecturer). 2013
Parsons Art/Design History and Theory Graduate Student Symposium. (conference). (chair, moderation), Parsons School of Design, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA. 2012
conference contributions
Glass Ceilings and Class Struggle: A New Light on Glass Labor Disputes and the Gender Divide in 1890s New York (ASA Visual Culture Caucus: Gendered Work(s): Visualizing and Materializing Futures for Workers, the Home, and Disabled Bodies, 1890-1976) 2019
Immigration and American Design Education: Walter Sobotka’s Pedagogy & Philosophy in 1940s Pittsburgh (College Art Association Annual Conference) 2019
Radical Records: Design and Disruption in Italy, 1965-75 (National Archives Week Symposium, Center for Jewish History, NYC) 2019
From Black Bottom to Lafayette Park: Reexamining the History and Memory of Displacement and Urban Planning in Detroit (Design History Society Annual Conference, NYC) 2018
Austrian-American Modernism at RISD: The Influence of Ernst Lichtblau’s Pedagogy and Practice (Cooper Hewitt 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium: “Design and Displacement”) 2017
Gesamtkunstwerk and Gemeinschaft: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Urban Planning in the Case of Lafayette Park, Detroit (College Art Association Annual Conference, NYC) 2017
Revival by Design: Women of the Wiener Werkstätte Textile Department 1919-1932 (ICOM Annual Meeting, The Wolfsonian-FIU, Miami, FL) 2017
Utopian Facades: A Sociopolitical Examination of East German Architecture and Identity in DEFA Films, 1980-1990 (Design History Society Annual Conference, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA) 2015
Longing for Past and Future: Cultural Identity and Central European Revivalist Glassware Designs (Research Forum Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art, London) 2012
events
NYC Archives Week | Design Archive Tour and Exhibition Tour "Manhattan Studiolo by Ashley Hicks" and "Chairs Beyond Right & Wrong.". (event). (director/administrator, keynote lecture), New York City, NY, USA. 2019
Women in the R & Company Archives: Greta Magnusson Grossman, Elaine K. Sewell-Jones, Nanzita Ladeira Salgado, and Lina Bo Bardi (Female Design Council / R & Company, NYC). (event). (director/administrator, keynote lecture), New York City, NY, USA. 2019
Book Launch, Art Glass Forum & Yale University Press: American Glass Lecture with John Stuart Gordon. (event). (director/administrator). 2018
NYC Archives Week | The Estate of Greta Magnusson Grossman at R & Company. (event). (director/administrator, keynote lecture), New York City, NY, USA. 2018
Phaidon Book Launch: Verner Panton Lecture with Emilia Terragni. (book presentation). (director/administrator), New York City, NY, USA. 2018
OpenHouse New York | R & Company Archive and Architectural Tour. (event). (director/administrator, keynote lecture), New York City, NY, USA. 2017