Dr Sean Anderson

PhD, Art History, University of California; M.Arch, Princeton University; B.Arch, Cornell University; B.Sc with Honours, Cornell University
Senior Lecturer

G04 - Wilkinson Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 7604

Biographical details

Professional Experience

2010-12 | Adjunct Assistant Professor, Montana State University Bozeman, MT

2008-10 | Assistant Professor, The American University of Sharjah Sharjah, UAE

2005-07 | Visiting Professor, NJIT Summer Design Program in Italy Rome, Naples, Siena

2005-07 | Visiting Lecturer, Texas A&M Santa Chiara Italy Design Program Castiglion Fiorentino

2001-03 | Teaching Associate, Department of Art History, UCLA Los Angeles

1999-00 | Visiting Professor of Design and History, CEPT Ahmedabad, India

1998-99 | Assistant in Instruction (AI), School of Architecture, Princeton Princeton

Research interests

  • Architecture and Art of Global Modernisms
  • Contemporary architectural and urban theories
  • Modern Italian Studies
  • African Architecture and Art
  • South Asian and Himalayan Architecture and Art
  • Architectural Design

Selected grants

2013

  • Sovereign States: Indonesia and the Politics of Detention; Anderson S, Ferng J, Griffiths R; Sydney Southeast Asia Centre/Collaborative Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Anderson, S. (2010). The Boundaries of Sharjah. Al Manakh. Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council.

Journals

  • Anderson, S., Ferng, J. (2013). No Boat: Christmas Island and the Architecture of Detention. Architectural Theory Review, 18(2), 212-226. [More Information]
  • Anderson, S. (2012). Lightness and Being: The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar. MARG: A Magazine of the Arts, 64(1), 66-77.
  • Anderson, S. (2009). The Light and the Line: Florestano Di Fausto and the Politics of 'Mediterraneità. California Italian Studies Journal, 1(1).

Conferences

  • Anderson, S. (2010). Exiled: Modern Architecture in the Middle East. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, California: University of California Press.
  • Anderson, S. (2009). 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. Traditions and Transformations: Tourism, Heritage and Cultural Change in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
  • Anderson, S. (2009). Dark Modern: Udo Kultermann's New Africa. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians.

2013

  • Anderson, S., Ferng, J. (2013). No Boat: Christmas Island and the Architecture of Detention. Architectural Theory Review, 18(2), 212-226. [More Information]

2012

  • Anderson, S. (2012). Lightness and Being: The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar. MARG: A Magazine of the Arts, 64(1), 66-77.

2010

  • Anderson, S. (2010). Exiled: Modern Architecture in the Middle East. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, California: University of California Press.
  • Anderson, S. (2010). The Boundaries of Sharjah. Al Manakh. Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council.

2009

  • Anderson, S. (2009). 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. Traditions and Transformations: Tourism, Heritage and Cultural Change in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
  • Anderson, S. (2009). Dark Modern: Udo Kultermann's New Africa. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians.
  • Anderson, S. (2009). The Light and the Line: Florestano Di Fausto and the Politics of 'Mediterraneità. California Italian Studies Journal, 1(1).

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