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Adrian L. Parr

Title: Associate Professor Department of Sociology & School of Architecture and Interior Design (PhD, Monash University)
Office: 1100C EDWARDS 1 Edwards Center
Tel: 513-556-0675
Email: parran@uc.edu

Environmental Politics; Climate Change; Water Issues; Social Justice

Adrian Parr CV

Research Information

Research Interests

Social and Political Philosophy, Cultural Criticism

Research Support

  • Faculty Development Counci. $3,600. 2012.
  • Faculty Development Council. $1,130. 2012.
  • Taft Research Award. $1,817.50.
  • (PI), 'Future Cities; Livable Futures', Faculty Development Council. $19,200.19. 2013 to 2014. Status: Active.
  • (co-PI), Curating Cities, ARC Linkage Grant. AU$272,000. 2011 to 2014. Status: Active.
  • (Lecture Series Coordinator), Taft Departmental Lecture Grant. $3,000. 2011.
  • Taft Award. $2,700. 2011. Status: Completed.
  • Summer Stipend, URC. $8,000. 2011. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ReGeneration Series), Interdisciplinary Grant - ReGeneration Lecture Series, FDC. $19,656. 2010 to 2011. Status: Completed.
  • FDC. $1,441. 2010. Status: Completed.
  • (Collaborator), Mahajna, Anwar; Meem, Deborah; Parr, Adrian, Gender, Identity, and Family: Religious Ritual, the Family Unit, and Inclusiveness in Reform Judaism 1975-Present, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion. (ECA - Anwar Mahajna), $7,500.00. 01/15/2012 to 06/15/2012. Status: Awarded.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Parr, Adrian (2004). ‘Guerilla Tactics: Culture Bites Back’. Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture (1).[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2004). ‘Megamodernity: Towards the American Effect’. Third Text, 19, 93-98.
  • Parr, Adrian (2005). ‘The Art of Privacy: Assaulting the Phallocentric Organization of Capital’. Women: A Cultural Review, 16(3), 321-339.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2005). ‘The Deterritorializing Language of Child Detainees: Self Harm or Embodied Graffiti?’. Childhood, 12(3), 281-299.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2006). ‘One Nation Under Surveillance: Turning Striated Space Inside Out’. Angelaki, 2(1), 99-107.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2007). ‘Abu Ghraib: Reconfiguration of the Social Field’. Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture (7).[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian. ‘Introduction’ to special edition of The Freedom Center Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 2 (Fall 2010): 21-23.

Books

  • Parr, Adrian (2013) The Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics (New York: Columbia UP). [Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2003). Exploring the Work of Leonardo da Vinci within the Context of Contemporary Philosophical Thought and Art. New York: Edwin Mellen Press.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (ed.) (2005). The Deleuze Dictionary. New York: Columbia UP.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian & Ian Buchanan (eds.) (2006). Deleuze and the Contemporary World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2008). Deleuze and Memorial Culture. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2009). Hijacking Sustainability. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.[Link]
  • Parr, Adrian & Michael Zaretsky (eds.) (2010). New Directions in Sustainable Design. London: Routledge.[Link]

Book Chapter

  • Parr, Adrian (2001). 'A Philosophy of Negotiation: Retracing the Coordinates of Subjectivity'. In Alexandre Kimenyi and Otis L. Scott (Eds.), Anatomy of Genocide: State-Sponsored Mass-Killings in the Twentieth Centure (pp. 383-394). New York: Edwin Mellen Press.
  • Parr, Adrian (2005). 'Becoming and Performance Art', 'Creative Transformation', 'Deterritorialization', 'Differentiation', 'Lines of Flight, Art and Politics', 'Repetition'. In Adrian Parr (Eds.), The Deleuze Dictionary New York: Columbia UP.
  • Parr, Adrian (2006). 'Deterritorializing the Holocaust' and 'Introduction'. In Ian Buchanan and Adrian Parr (Eds.), Deleuze and the Contemporary World (pp. 14-20, 125-145). Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP.
  • Parr, Adrian (2008). 'The Ecology of Ecobranding'. In Dietmar Froehlich and Michaele Pride (Eds.), Seeking the City: Visionaries on the Margins (pp. Part 2: 162-167). Washington: ASCA Press.
  • Parr, Adrian (2008). 'Life in Limbo: Design-as-Social-Discourse'. In Dietmar Froehlich and Michaele Pride (Eds.), Seeking the City: Visionaries on the Margins (pp. Part 2: 38-43). Washington: ASCA Press.
  • Parr, Adrian. ‘On Unimaginableness and Sustainability Culture’, in Dennis del Favero, Ursula Frohne and Peter Weibel (eds.). Un_Imaginable (Karlsruhe: ZIP digital arts edition, 2008), 50-63.
  • Parr, Adrian. ‘On Secular Forgiveness’, in Roland Faber, Henry Krips, and Daniel Pettus (eds.). Event and Decision: Ontology and Politics in Badiou, Deleuze and Whitehead (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010).
  • Parr, Adrian. ‘Politics+Deleuze+Architecture’, in Helene Frichot (ed). Deleuze and Architecture (Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, forthcoming 2013).
  • Parr, Adrian. ‘Listening to Child Detainees in Australian Immigration Detention Centres’, in Purushottama Bilimoria and Dina Al-Kassim (eds.). Postcolonial Reason and its Critique (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013), 202-220.

Encyclopedia Article

  • Parr, Adrian. ‘Sustainability’, in Michael Kelly (ed.). Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (Oxford: Oxford UP, forthcoming).

Review

  • Parr, Adrian (2003). Between Deleuze and Derrida. Critical Horizons, vol. 4, no. 2, [Review of 'Review Essay: Between Deleuze and Derrida' ] 305-314.
  • Callan, Guy. The Deleuze Dictionary. Art Book, Vol. 14, Issue 1, [Review of 'Book Review: The Deleuze Dictionary' ] 37-38.
  • Costantinou, Marios & Maria Margaroni (2007). The Deleuze Dictionary. The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 15, No. 1, [Review of 'Continental Philosophy' ] 31-50.
  • Parr, Adrian (2007). Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari. Deleuze Studies, Volume 1. No. 1, [Review of 'Review Essay: Simon O'Sullivan, Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari' ] 79-82.
  • Parr, Adrian (2007). Philosophy at the Edge of Chaos. Symploke, Vol. 15, Numbers 1-2, [Review of 'Review Essay: Jeffrey A. Bell, Philosophy at the Edge of Chaos' ] 388-290.
  • Bryden, Mary (2008). The Deleuze Dictionary. French Studies: A Quarterly Review, 62, No. 4, [Review of 'Book Review: The Deleuze Dictionary' ] 503-504.
  • Parr (2008). Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory, and the Politics of Trauma. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Deleuze Studies, December 2009, Vol. 3: 138-143
  • Cain, Jeffrey (2009). Deleuze and Memorial Culture. Deleuze Studies, December 2009, Vol. 3, [Review of 'After Utopia: Three Post Personal Subjects Consider the Possibilities. William E. Connolly (2008), Capitalism and Christianity, American Style. Durham and London: Duke University Press. Alexander Garcia Duttmann (2007). Philosophy of Exaggeration, trans. James Phillips, London: Continuum. Adrian Parr (2008) Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory, and the Politics of Trauma' ] 138-143.
  • Poole, Steven. Hijacking Sustainability. Guardian UK, May 2, 2009, [Review of 'Book Review: Hijacking Sustainability' ].
  • Carlson, Scott. Hijacking Sustainability. Architecture: The Chronicle Review, May 1, 2009: B19, [Review of 'The Threat to Sustainability' ].
  • Barber, Daniel. ‘Commandeering Potential: Book Review, Adrian Parr, Hijacking Sustainability’, American Book Review, Vol. 32, No. 1 (November/December 2010): 3-4
  • Hillier, Jean (2010). Hijacking Sustainability. Deleuze Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, [Review of 'Book Review: Hijacking Sustainability' ] 138-144.[Link]
  • Moore, R. 'Review: Adrian Parr, Hijacking Sustainability', Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Sciene, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2010): 283-285.

Technical Translation

  • Bodei, Remo, trans. Adrian Parr (2002). Milan: Mondadori Electa.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Parr, Adrian (2005). Guest Lecture Humanities Research Center, Harvard University.
  • Parr, Adrian (2007). Invited Speaker: Event and Decision Claremont Graduate School.
  • Parr, Adrian (2008). Invited Speaker: President's Climate 101 Initiative University of Cincinnati.
  • Parr, Adrian (2008). Invited Speaker: Un_Imaginable ZKM, Centre for Art and Media, Germany.
  • Parr, Adrian (2009). Keynote: Recreate, Replace, Restore Ohio Northern University.
  • Parr, Adrian (06/18/2009). UN Habitat Roundtable University of Sydney.
  • Parr, Adrian (06/22/2009). Public Radio Interview Sydney.
  • Parr, Adrian (06/30/2009). Hijacking Sustainability, book signing Gleebooks, Glebe, Sydney.
  • Parr, Adrian (07/04/2009). Public Event: Hijacking Sustainability, Adrian Parr meets critic Stuart Hill Gearin Hotel, Katoomba.
  • Parr, Adrian (07/09/2009). Hijacking Sustainability, public book launch by Mark Diesendorf Museum of Sydney.
  • Parr, Adrian (2009). Hijacking Sustainability, public book signing Readings, Carlton, Melbourne.
  • Parr, Adrian (10/07/2009). Keynote: Contemporary Life DAAP, University of Cincinnati.
  • Parr, Adrian (10/13/2009). 2009 Gilmor Visiting Scholar Calgary University, Canada..
  • Parr, Adrian (10/14/2009). Keynote: Gillmor Scholar Calgary, Canada.
  • Parr, Adrian (10/15/2009). Canadian Broadcasting Commission – Interview with Jim Brown.
  • Parr, Adrian Interview with Fast Forward Calgary.
  • Parr, Adrian (12/02/2009). Keynote: Hijacking Sustainability University of Uppsula, Sweden.
  • Parr, Adrian (2009). Associated Press, Vinoly interview with Tom Sheeran.
  • Parr, Adrian (07/26/2010). Keynote: Hothouse Sydney Opera House.
  • Parr, Adrian (2010). Opening Keynote Address: Building Sustainable Communities FreshOutlook Foundation, Vancouver.
  • Parr, Adrian (2010). Public Event TED talk - TED X Cincinnati Aronoff Center, Cincinnati, OH. [Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2010). Invited Speaker: Art & the Environment Panel CAA, Chicago.
  • Parr, Adrian (2010). Critic on 'Author, Marti Kheel meets critics panel' International Society for Environmental Ethics, Chicago.
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Invited Speaker, UC Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice University of Cincinnati.
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Hillier Keynote Lecture Cornell University. [Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Keynote: Jewish American Heritage Month Cedar Village, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Opening Address for Raj Patel and Michael Hardt Discussion Cincinnati, OH. [Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Invited Speaker, UC Department of Judaic Studies University of Cincinnati.
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Keynote: Composing Spaces UC Graduate Conference, University of Cincinnati.
  • Parr, Adrian (07/21/2011). Keynote: Empowering Sustainability on Earth University of California Irvine.
  • Parr, Adrian (10/25/2011). Participant – A Right to the City Main Street Cinema, University Cincinnati.
  • Parr, Adrian (11/22/2011). Keynote: Curating Cities Customs House, Sydney, Australia. [Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). Monument Magazine interview (publication forthcoming).
  • Parr, Adrian (2011). WCPO Nightly News Interview. [Link]
  • Parr, Adrian (02/28/2012). Keynote: Building Sustainable Communities.
  • Parr, Adrian (03/03/2012). Invited Sustainability Panel Organizer: ACSA 100th Anniversary Conference.
  • Parr, Adrian (04/03/2012). Invited Talk: Department of Architecture University of California Berkeley.
  • Parr, Adrian (04/26/2012). Invited Talk: Comparative Studies The Ohio State University.
  • Adrian Parr (03/01/2013). The Greening of Chicago Arup Engineers, Shanghai.
  • Adrian Parr (03/04/2013). Neoliberalism and Green Design Shanghai University, Shanghai.
  • Adrian Parr (04/08/2013). Neoliberalism and Environmentalism William and Mary College, Virginia.
  • Adrian Parr (04/18/2013). The Greening of Chicago Roosevelt University, Gage Gallery, Chicago.
  • Adrian Parr (04/22/2013). Green Design and Neoliberalism The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago.
  • Adrian Parr (04/24/2013). Neoliberalism and Climate Change Duke University , North Carolina.

Paper Presentations

  • Parr, Adrian (1998). International Conference on Genocide, CSU Sacramento, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (1999). Women in Philosophy, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Parr, Adrian (1999). Thanatografia, University of Western Sydney, Australia.
  • Parr, Adrian (2000). Assoc. Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Parr, Adrian (2000). International Association of Philosophy & Literature, SUNY, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (2001). Cultural Studies Assoc. of Australia, University of Tasmania, Australia.
  • Parr, Adrian (2003). Diaspora, Memory and Silence, York University, Toronto, Canada.
  • Parr, Adrian (2004). Deleuze Conference, Trent University, Canada.
  • Parr, Adrian (2004). International Conference on Cinema Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  • Parr, Adrian (2006). Gilles Deleuze: Texts and Images, University of South Carolina, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (2006). Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (2007). Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Houston, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (2007). Human Ecology-Cultural Dimensions of Climate Change, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (Autumn 2010) Keynote National Women's Studies Association, USA.
  • Parr, Adrian (Winter 2011) International Association for the Study of the Commons, India.
  • Adrian Parr (06/26/2012). Contesting Neoliberal Spatiality. Deleuze Studies Annual Conference, Tulane, New Orleans.

Symposium

  • (2010). ReGeneration: Climate Change and Sustainability in Context. University of Cincinnati.. [Link]
  • (2010). ReGeneration: Climate Change and Sustainability in Context. University of Cincinnati.. [Link]
  • (2011). ReGeneration: Climate Change and Sustainability in Context. University of Cincinnati.. [Link]
  • (2011). ReGeneration: Climate Change and Sustainability in Context. University of Cincinnati.. [Link]

Honors & Awards

  • Deakin Postgraduate Award, 1998.
  • Arts & Humanities Sidney Myer Foundation Grant, 1999 to 2000.
  • Honorary Research Associate, Monash University, 2001 to 2002.
  • Monash Postgraduate Award, 1999 to 2001.
  • Savannah College of Art and Design Presidential Fellowship, 2005.
  • Gillmor Visiting Scholar, Calgary University, Canada, 2009.
  • Visiting Fellow – iCinema, University of NSW, Australia, 2009 to 2010.
  • Faculty Development Council - $1,441, 2010.
  • Faculty Development Council - $19,656, 2010.
  • Ohio Leadership Academy, 2011 to 2012.
  • University Research Council, Summer Stipend, 2011.
  • Taft Departmental Lecture Grant, 2011.
  • Hillier Lectureship, Cornell University, 2011.
  • Rieveschl Award for Scholarly and Creative Work, 2011.
  • ARC (Australia Research Council) Linkage Grant - Curating Cities, 2011.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2000 to 2001, Instructor, Department of Philosophy, Monash University.
  • 1999 to 2002, Lecturer/Tutor, Department of Political Science & Philosophy, Deakin University.
  • 2003 to 2005, Professor, Department of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design.
  • 2006 to 2008, Visiting Associate Professor & Adjunct Faculty Member, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning and Women's Studies Affiliate, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2009 to 2013, Associate Professor, Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and School of Architecture and Interior Design. Affiliate Faculty: Environmental Studies Program and the Departments of Philosophy; Political Science; Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2012 to 2013, Taft Fellow, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2013 to Present, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2013 to Present, Chair of Taft Faculty and Director of The Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati.
  • 2013 to Present, UNESCO Co-Chair of Water Accessibility and Sustainability,.

Service

  • Program Coordinator, School of Architecture and Interior Design MsArch and PhD in Architecture History, Theory, and Criticism, 09/01/2011 to 08/20/2012
  • Faculty Sponsor, Department of Judaic Studies Assistant Prof. Ari Finkelstein , 09/01/2012 to 09/01/2013
  • Faculty Sponsor, Department of Political Science Faculty Mentor Assistant Prof. Gwen Arnold , 09/01/2012 to 09/01/2013
  • Committee Member, Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Tenure and Promotion Committee – Dr Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama , 09/01/2012 to 10/30/2012
  • Committee Member, University of Cincinnati Search Committee Member – Vice President for Research ,
  • Committee Member, UC Graduate School Ph.D Sustainability Committee , 09/01/2012
  • Co-Chair, University of Cincinnati Co-Chair Independent Research Task Force , 01/05/2013

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP)
  • International Association for Philosophy and Literature (IAPL)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • Edinburgh University Press, advisory editor,
  • Deleuze Studies, advisory board,
  • Whitehead Research Project (Claremont Graduate School), invited member,
  • Theory, Culture and Society, peer reviewer,
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies, peer reviewer,
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, grant application assessor,
  • Critical Horizons: Journal of Social & Critical Theory, advisory editor,
  • Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, founding and managing editor (www.drainmag.com),
  • International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE),
  • American Sociological Association (ASA),
  • 2011, UNESCO - Women's Education and Water Chair committees,
  • 1999 to 2000 ,Project Coordinator – Spanning Frontiers,
  • 2006, Curator – (Raw)Space,
  • 2007 to 2012 ,SAID Ph.D Development Committee,
  • 2009, Reappointment Committee Member – Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies,
  • 2009 to 2012 ,Director ReGeneration Series,
  • 2011 to 2012 ,Co-ordinator WGSS Presents,
  • 2012, Reappointment Committee Member – Department of Judaic Studies,
  • 2012, Search Committee Member – Assistant Professor Judaic Studies,
  • 2012, Search Committee Member – Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies,
  • 2012, Chair Search Committee – Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy,
  • 2012, Louisiana Board of Regents Research and Development Grant Proposal Reviewer,

Courses Taught

  • Water Justice
  • Architecture Criticism
  • Deleuze and Architecture
  • Colloquium
  • Feminist Critical Readings
  • Environmental Justice and Equality
  • Contemporary Social and Political Theory
  • Feminist Theory
  • Research Methods
  • Feminist Theory: Contemporary Issues
  • Design Theory
  • Theories of Sustainability
  • Art and the Environment
  • Deleuze and Visual Culture