Ellen Christensen GlassmanSenior Lecturer, Art and Architectural History
Office: SH 230
- Professor Glassman is an architectural historian specializing in modern architecture and design. Most of Glassman's work focuses on the political and rhetorical processes that shaped twentieth-century architecture in Britain and former British colonies such as India. Glassman also specializes in the history of modern architecture and design generally, with particular emphasis on the late 19th and 20th centuries. Her teaching encompasses the history of global architecture, and the history of graphic and digital design.
Research & Major Accomplishments
Currently completing a book comparing monumental government architecture in London, Pretoria and New Delhi.
Founder, R. Holden Group
Working Title: Architectural Patronage, Imperial Policy and Nationalist Resistance in London, Pretoria and New Delhi (1900-1931)
"Lutyens and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Delhi."
NEH Summer Stipend Grant
NEH Summer Seminar Grant
Central Michigan Avenue, (Arcadia Publishing, 2003)
"Reclaiming Sacred Hindu Space in Ayodhya: The Hindu Right and the Politics of Cultural Symbolism in Contemporary India, in The Emancipation of Cultural Pluralism, Cris Toffolo, ed. (SUNY Press, 2003).
Modern Chicago Architecture: A Virtual Walking Tour. (CD-ROM), (R. Holden Group, CAF and New World Design Partnership, 2002).
Historic Chicago Architecture: A Visual Walking Tour. (CD-ROM), (R. Holden Group, CAF and New World Design Partnership, 2001).
"Owen Jones." Critical essay in The International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture. Randall J. Van Vynckt, ed. (St. James Press, 1993).
Professional Society Memberships
Society of Architectural Historians
College Art Association
Midwest Art History Society
Reviewer, NEH Summer Stipends Grant Competition