Convergence at the Influence of Power, Identity, and Design, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Women in Design. Stephanie Lee (moderator, MIT-Architecture), Amber N. Wiley (Rutgers), Bryony Roberts (Columbia Uni. GSAPP), Chandra Rouse (Harvard Uni. GSD), Teresa Gali-Izard (Harvard Uni. GSD, UVA), Meral Ekincioglu (former fellow . MIT, Harvard, Columbia GSAPP, Ph.D. Programs).
With Professor Kenneth Frampton at SAH 2018 Award Ceremony.
The 71st SAH (Society of Architectural Historians) Annual Conference presentation, 2018.                                                            
My panel talk at the MIT Museum.
With Dr. Reif, MIT President in his office at MIT.
With Dr. Faust, the First Woman President,
Harvard University. (Term of office: 2007-2018).
The 71st SAH Annual Conference.
MIT, WGS presentation.
IWIA International Women in Architecture Symposium.                    
IWIA International Women in Architecture Symposium.                   
CUNY presentation.
With Beverly Willis, the founder of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation.
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With Denise Scott Brown, after the announcement of her AIA Gold Medal with Robert Venturi, her architectural and life partner.
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Harvard University - NETSA presentation.
Conference, Symposiums, Panels and Talks on Architecture (in the US) *
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• In 2020, two lectures by Dr. Ekincioglu on her expertise field and recent research studies will be announced shortly. She has been working on developing a panel project in collaboration with an organization on women architects in the US for 2021.
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, "Building Bridges between Architecture’s Civic Engagement and Society during COVID-19", Building Bridges Through Civic Engagement, Center for Global Communication, Emerson College, Boston, MA, US, October 23. (1).
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Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, “Contextualizing Celile Berk Butka in between Two Worlds: A Pioneering Woman Architect from Postwar Turkey to the US”, session: Countering Gender Stereotypes in the Middle East, The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., October 7.
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https://mesana.org/mymesa/meeting_program_abs.php?pid=14b6223f614a5766ac153541ea8f6291, last accessed on 11.11.2020.
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https://mesana.org/mymesa/meeting_program_list2.php?abs=a, last accessed on 11.11.2020.
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https://mesana.org/annual-meeting/current-meeting, last accessed on 7.15.2020.
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Its video record: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3dMyzDCSHc
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Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, “Diversity and Inclusion in Historical Documentation of Multicultural Architecture Education in the US in a Time of Pandemic”, Society of American Archivists, 2020 Research Forum, "Foundations and Innovations", August 5th.
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https://www2.archivists.org/am2020/research-forum-2020/agenda, last accessed on 8.20.2020.
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Its video record: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfD1pkEHMxQ&t=331s
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, “Tracing Diversity in Historical Documentation of Architecture Education in the US”, Midwest Archives Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, May 6-9. (My conference abstract was accepted, and then, this conference was cancelled due to COVID-19).
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https://www.midwestarchives.org/2020-annual-meeting, last accessed on 2.20.2020.
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• Ekincioglu, M., 2020, What Do We Know about Collective Memory on Women & Diversity in Today’s Multicultural US Architecture?, (A critical perspective on inclusive built environment and architectural space design by questioning diversity in today’s US architecture and its collective memory), Harvard Neighbors-Tea and Talk Series, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, March. (Its date TBD soon).
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http://neighbors.harvard.edu/sites/neighbors.harvard.edu/files/HarvardNeighborsWeeklyNewsletterv02.28.2020.pdf, last accessed on 3.7.2020.
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker*), 2020, "Shaping and Sharing Identity in Architecture: Imperceptibility of Walls in Archives" (*), 51st NeMLA, Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention, Convention title: Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages and Cultures, Boston University, Boston, MA, US, March 8th. (2)
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http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html, accessed on September 5th, 2019. https://cfplist.com/nemla/Webforms/Schedule.aspx, last accessed on 11.11.2019.
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Its PowerPoint presentation and video record are available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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Rapti, V., Ekincioglu, M., Ramirez-Jasso, D. (speakers), 2019, “Citizen TALES Commons: A Collaborative Multi-Disciplinary Model of Ethical, Reliable and Inclusive Production and Dissemination of Knowledge around Issues of Citizenship Today”, WikiConference North America, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US, November 8-11.

Please click for the record of the presentation by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
https://web.mit.edu/webcast/wiki/f19/141/index.html, last accessed on 11.9. 2019.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2019, My Ph.D. Journey from Istanbul to the Atlantic Ocean, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Woman & Gender Studies Program, Cambridge, MA, US, November 6.
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This is a short seminar presentation on recognition of women & gender as Ph.D. author, masculine power dynamics, systemic equity and justice in academia, and more specifically, in "scientific" career. Its powerpoint presentation and video record are available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2018, “Architectural Archives and Citizenship in the US”, Engagement Lab. at Emerson College (presentation as a part of workshop and lecture series by Citizen TALES Commons), Boston, MA, US, December 18.
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Its PowerPoint presentation and sound record are available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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tps:/wikicnference.org/wiki/2019/Main_Page, accessed 10.5.2019.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (panelist), 2018, Power (Panel title), A Convergence at the Confluence of Power, Identity and Design (event), Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Women in Design, Cambridge, MA, US, November 3rd. (3).
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https://www.gsd.harvard.edu/event/a-convergence-at-the-confluence-of-power-identity-and-design, last accessed on 11.3.2018.
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https://www.gsdwid.com/panelists, last accessed on 11.9.2018.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNZdEUcHhqk&t=72s, last accessed on 2.12.2019.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (panelist), 2018, "An Ontological Experience of MIT Architectural Spaces by a Woman Artist" (my talk), A Square and Half - The Colors (panel title), the MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA, US, October 12. (4).
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please click on this link
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For my interview on this project and its examination science history, architectural spaces and their sounds at MIT, see:
https://cdn.newswire.com/files/x/92/dd/93fe3d9d317d3a2e2b99cff5271c.pdf,
last accessed on 10.12.2018.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (speaker) 2018, “Uncovering Her Archive: Ayla Karacabey in Postwar US”, the 71st Society of Architectural Historians, Annual International Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, US, April.
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Dr. Ekincioglu is an awardee of a fellowship for the 71st Society of Architectural Historians, Annual International Conference in 2018.
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https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/96/programme-builder/submission/3484?backHref=/events/84/sessions/1956&view=published,accessed on April 18th 2018.
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http://www.sah.org/docs/default-source/conference/final-program.pdf?sfvrsn=8 (p.16),
last accessed on 4.18.2018.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (invited speaker), 2017, “A Challenging Journey in-between Turkey and the US.: Woman’s Touch in Architectural Practice”, City University of New York, Woman and Gender Studies Program, New York City, NY, US, October 26th.
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https://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/Calendar/Detail?id=41760, last accessed on 10.10. 2017.
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Its PowerPoint presentation and video record are available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (invited speaker), 2017, “The Grand Flirtation: Feminist Operation of Architecture at Princeton University in the 1960s - the 1970s", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woman and Gender Studies Program, Intellectual Forum Series, Cambridge, MA, US, October 19th.
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http://diversity.mit.edu/events/2017/grand-flirtation?fbclid=IwAR269G6FFUcc9JAoKVB55TE3zzOaP99pYmGrXE6FuwmSze8fR81IkqM4lMY, last accessed on March 20, 2020.
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Its PowerPoint presentation is available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
For its vide record on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FoYnxIyix8&t=18s
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Its record on the Princeton University, Mudd Manuscript Library Blog: 
https://blogs.princeton.edu/mudd/2010/11/coeducation-at-the-graduate-school/comment-page-1, accessed on September 20th, 2018.
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http://wgs.mit.edu/events-all/meral, last accessed on 10.10.2017.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (guest speaker), 2017, "Historical Construction of Turkish Women Architects in Postwar US.: A Missing Chapter in Feminist Architecture History", International Women in Architecture Symposium, Virginia Tech, Virginia, US., March 24th.
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http://archdesign.vt.edu/events/conferences-symposia-workshops/1805, last accessed on 3.21.2017.
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Its record on Virginia Tech. page: https://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu/handle/10919/77397, last accessed on 11.9.2017.
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Its PowerPoint presentation is available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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https://www.caus.vt.edu/news-events/annual-report/2017-annual-report/academic-affairs-diversity-2017, last accessed on 12.5.2018.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (invited speaker), 2017, “Uncovering a Gender-based Chapter in the Politics of Architecture History: Turkish Women Architects in Postwar US.”, Harvard University, New England Turkish Student Association-NETSA Express Series, Cambridge, MA, US., March 21st.
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Its PowerPoint presentation is available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2016, "Hacking the Politics of Gender in Architecture”, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture Program, Cambridge, MA, US., March 10th.
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Its PowerPoint presentation is available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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 Ekincioglu. M. (speaker), 2009, “Terrorizing Istanbul’s Memories: Architectural Stories between Storage and Transmission”, International Conference, Media in Transition 6: Stone and Papyrus, Storage and Transmission, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US.
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http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/legacy/mit6/subs/abstracts.html#ekincioglu,
last accessed on 12.9.2018.
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 Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2007, “Contemporary Media Practice in Turkish Architecture:  from Arkitekt to Arkitera”, International Conference, Media in Transition 5: Creativity, Ownership and Collaboration in the Digital Age, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US.
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http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/legacy/mit5/subs/MiT5_abstracts.html#ekincioglu,
last accessed on 12.9.2018.
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Submitted Abstracts, Research Proposals and Reports
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• Ekincioglu, M., Diversity and Inclusion in Historical Documentation of Multicultural Architecture Education in the US in a Time of Pandemic, Report, the Society of American Archivists - Research Forum 2020. (This report was submitted upon request by SAA-Research Forum on 12.2.2020).
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• Ekincioglu, M., 2020, Hacking MIT’s Diverse “Her”story in Architecture, proposal application for Women@MIT Spring 2021 Fellowship, November 16. (This proposal was submitted to MIT with three references; © Meral Ekincioglu, 2020).
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• Ekincioglu, M., 2020, Historical Documentation Practice in the US Architecture Education as Healing, the Society of Architectural Historians, Minority Scholars Affiliate Group, October 26, © Meral Ekincioglu, 2020. (5).
 
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•  Ekincioglu, M., 2020, “Historical Documentation in Architecture Education as Healing”, SAH 2021 Call for Virtual Program. (I submitted my abstract before the deadline and received its confirmation. For this virtual event, https://www.sah.org/about-sah/news/sah-news/news-detail/2020/08/20/call-for-sah-2021-virtual-programs, last accessed on 10.10.2020, © Meral Ekincioglu, 2020).
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• Ekincioglu, M., 2020, The MIT-McCormick Hall: Crossroads of Architecture and Gender, DOCOMOMO US National Symposium in collaboration with the Docomomo US/Chicago chapter, 2020 National Symposium Chicago: Crossroads of Modern America, June, © Meral Ekincioglu, 2020.
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https://www.docomomo-us.org/event/2020-national-symposium-chicago-crossroads-of-modern-america
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* My presentations (2016-2018) as a speaker and an invited speaker are based on my advanced academic research project at the MIT, HTC Program (2014-2016). The academic sponsor of my advanced academic research project is the MIT, HTC Program and "all rights reserved". Reproduction and distribution of my presentations and talks without written permission is prohibited.
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(1) This is a joint abstract with Citizen TALES Commons members. Each member of CTC submitted his/her own abstract and own short presentation for this organization. Joint abstract title: “Redefining Civic Engagement: Lessons from Citizen Tales Commons”, chair: Dr. Vassiliki Rapti; participants: Rapti, V., Rigopoulos, D., Ekincioglu, M., Toloudi, Z., Mancini, E., Oliver, C., Yim, K., Trivilino, H.
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(2) This is a seminar presentation by Citizen TALES Common with title, Citizen Tales Commons: Imperceptibly off Walls. Convention title: Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages and Cultures.
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(3) Moderator: Lee, S., Spaceus; M.Arch Cand., MIT; other panelists: Wiley, A. N., Asst. Prof. of Art History, Rutgers; Rouse, C., GSD AASU; MUP Cand., GSD.; Gali-Izard, T., Arquitectura Agronomia; Assoc. Prof. of LA, GSD.; Roberts, B., Bryony Roberts Studio; Visiting Prof., GSAPP.
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(4) A Square and Half - The Colors are Sounding, an experimental book launch event featuring video and body performance, dance, piano and words and an open house panel discussion with Mary Sherman, Boston College, Northeastern University; Vassiliki Rapti, Emerson College; Meral Ekincioglu, former visiting scholar at MIT; Shane Adams, President of Artist Accelerator and a founding lyric / songwriting instructor for Berklee Online.
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(5) I submitted this abstract upon kind request by Lynne Horiuchi, co-chair of the SAH Minority Scholars Affiliate Group in her e-mail on October 9, 2020 in order to contribute to scholarly discussions / projects on archives, historical documentation practice on minority communities in architecture. For the SAH Minority Scholars Affiliate Group, https://www.sah.org/about-sah/sah-affiliate-groups#:~:text=SAH%20Minority%20Scholars%20Affiliate%20Group,scholars%20and%20allies%20to%20network, last accessed on 10.26.2020. It was also submitted after review of my abstract submission to "Call for SAH 2021 Virtual Programs" by the conference chair in October 2020, https://www.sah.org/about-sah/news/sah-news/news-detail/2020/08/20/call-for-sah-2021-virtual-programs, last accessed on 10.26.2020.
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Conferences, Symposiums, Panels and Talks on Architecture (in/to the Republic of Turkey)
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, Public Health in Architecture for Current and Future Pandemic Situations, online lecture in between Boston and Istanbul, Nisantasi University, Department of Architecture, November 25. (in English)

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The PowerPoint presentation of this lecture is available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, Architectural Design Thinking and Practice for All, online presentation in between Boston and Istanbul, the Beykent University-Department of Architecture, (Faculty of Engineering and Architecture), May 22. 
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Powerpoint presentation of this online talk is available in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2020, "Taskisla with Alumni", online meeting and conversation with architecture students at Istanbul Technical University (with 20 participants), April 7th. 
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The record of this online meeting and conversation is in Dr. Ekincioglu's personal archive.
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• Ekincioglu, M. (speaker), 2000, “References from Architecture to Philosophy-from Philosophy to Architecture”, National Symposium, “Architecture-Philosophy I”, Istanbul Technical University and Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.
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(Dr. Ekincioglu is an organizing committee member of this national symposium).
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My conference presentation at Wikiconference North America, MIT.
My seminar presentation at the MIT-WGS.
My online talk and presentation on universal design for  architecture students at Beykent University.
My online talk and meeting with architecture students at the Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture.
My online lecture on public health in architecture for current and future pandemic situations for  architecture students at Nisantasi University.