Faculty Profile

Paula Lupkin

Paula Lupkin

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Art History
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
Major: History of Art
Degree Specialization: Architectural History
Dissertation Title: "YMCA Architecture: Building Character in the American City, 1869-1929"
AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1989.
Major: Growth and Structure of Cities
Degree Specialization: History of Art, minor
Dissertation Title: "C.F.A. Voysey: Modern Architecture Revisited"

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

AEAH 4815.001, History of Interiors and Furniture II, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.001, Honors Art Appreciation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4848.001, Art History Senior Seminar, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4841.001, History of Interiors and Furniture I, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5801.001, Topics in Art History, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5801.026, Topics in Art History, Fall 2020
AEAH 4848.002, Art History Senior Seminar, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4815.001, History of Interiors and Furniture II, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ART 5900.768, Special Problems, Spring 2020
AEAH 4801.001, Topics in Art History, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 5801.001, Topics in Art History, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4841.001, History of Interiors and Furniture I, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5845.002, Seminar in the History of Architecture and Design, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4815.001, History of Interiors and Furniture II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.002, Honors Art Appreciation, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4812.002, Modernism and the Visual Arts 1890 1945, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4841.001, History of Interiors and Furniture I, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5813.002, Seminar in Twentieth and Twenty First Century Art, Fall 2018 SPOT
AEAH 4848.002, Art History Senior Seminar, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4815.001, History of Interiors and Furniture II, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.003, Honors Art Appreciation, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5813.002, Seminar in Twentieth and Twenty First Century Art, Spring 2018 SPOT
AEAH 4614.021, Art and Business, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.001, Honors Art Appreciation, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5849.768, Art History Research Project, Spring 2017
AEAH 4815.001, History of Interiors and Furniture II, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.001, Honors Art Appreciation, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.003, Honors Art Appreciation, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4841.001, History of Interiors and Furniture I, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.768, Special Problems, Fall 2016
AEAH 4801.002, Topics in Art History, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5801.001, Topics in Art History, Fall 2016 SPOT
AEAH 5849.768, Art History Research Project, Spring 2016
AEAH 4841.001, History of Furniture, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4801.001, Topics in Art History, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5801.002, Topics in Art History, Spring 2016 SPOT
AEAH 5849.768, Art History Research Project, Fall 2015
AEAH 5801.001, Topics in Art History, Fall 2015 SPOT
AEAH 4815.001, Twentieth Century Architecture, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4841.001, History of Furniture, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ART 5900.768, Special Problems, Spring 2015
AEAH 5801.002, Topics in Art History, Spring 2015
AEAH 5801.792, Topics in Art History, Spring 2015
ART 5900.768, Special Problems, Fall 2014
AEAH 5801.001, Topics in Art History, Fall 2014
AEAH 4815.001, Twentieth Century Architecture, Fall 2014 Syllabus
AEAH 4841.001, History of Furniture, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ART 5900.768, Special Problems, Spring 2014
AEAH 5801.002, Topics in Art History, Spring 2014
ART 5900.768, Special Problems, Fall 2013
AEAH 5801.001, Topics in Art History, Fall 2013
AEAH 5801.791, Topics in Art History, Fall 2013
AEAH 4815.001, Twentieth Century Architecture, Fall 2013 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Lupkin, P. R., Sparke, P. (2018). Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts, and Practices. (1st Edition), 328. New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Shaping-the-American-Interior-Structures-Contexts-and-Practices/Lupkin-Sparke/p/book/9781138697706
Lupkin, P. R. (2010). Manhood Factories: YMCA Architecture and the Making of Modern Urban Culture. Architecture, Landscape, and American Culture Series. 280. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/manhood-factories
Book Chapter
Lupkin, P. (2020). The Telegraphic Interior: Networking Space for Capital Flows in the 1920s. Interior Provocations: History, Theory, and Practice of Autonomous Interiors. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/telegraphic-interior-paula-lupkin/e/10.4324/9780367816544-15
Lupkin, P. R., (2018). "For Men By Men: Furnishing the YMCA". Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts, and Practices, Paula Lupkin and Penny Sparke, eds. Routledge 2018. New York: Routledge.
Lupkin, P. R., Sparke, P. (2018). "Introduction". Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts, and Practices, Paula Lupkin and Penny Sparke, eds. Routledge 2018. New York: Routledge.
Lupkin, P. (2004). "Chicago YMCA" and "Places of Assembly" essays for the Newberry Library's Encyclopedia of Chicago History.
Lupkin, P. (2001). contributor, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Lupkin, P. R. (1997). Manhood Factories: Architecture, Business, and the Evolving Role of the YMCA, 1869-1915" in Men and Woman Adrift: The YMCA and YWCA in the City, 1869-1960.. Men and Woman Adrift: The YMCA and YWCA in the City, 1869-1960. New York, NY: New York University Press. https://nyupress.org/books/9780814755426/
Book Review
Lupkin, P. (2019). review, "The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy, and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors," Fredie Flore and Cammie McAtee, eds. (Routledge, 2017). Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum. 26(2), 125-127.
Lupkin, P. review, "Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American Home" by Monica Penick (Yale University Press, 2017). Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. 79(1), 126-127.
Lupkin, P. R. (2016). "A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950, by Marta Gutman". Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum. 23(1), 103-105.
Lupkin, P. (2010). Book Review: On Architecture: Collected Reflections on a Century of Change, by Ada Louis Huxtable, Belles Lettres: A Literary Review.
Lupkin, P. (2009). book review, Masonic Temples: Freemasonry, Ritual Architecture, and Masculine Archetypes, by William D. Moore, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Lupkin, P. (2003). book review, Making Men, Making Class: The YMCA and Workingmen, 1877-1920, American Historical Review.
Lupkin, P. (2000). At the End of the Century: One Hundred Years of Architecture exhibition review in The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Lupkin, P. (1997). The American Country Club: its Origins and Development, by James Mayo in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Journal Article
Lupkin, P. R. (2019). „Standard Vernacular“ – standardisierte Alltagsarchitektur. Standard Architecture, a special issue of ARCH+ Magazine. AUSGABE 233 : NORM-ARCHITEKTUR – VON DURAND ZU BIM(233), https://archplus.net/de/news/18372-standard-vernacular-standardisierte-alltagsarchitektur/. https://archplus.net/ausgabe/233
Lupkin, P. (2018). "The Wainwright Building: A Monument of St. Louis' Lager Landscape". Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. also reprinted in the JSAH Virtual Issue: Skyscrapers, in October 2019. 77(4), 428-447. http://jsah.ucpress.edu/content/77/4/428.full
Lupkin, P. (2013). "A Dallas Palimpsest: Layers of St. Louis at Commerce and Akard"in Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas. Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas. 24(2), 4-15. Dallas, Texas: Dallas Historical Society. https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth308998/?q=paula%20lupkin
Lupkin, P. (2009). "Auteur or Architectural Historian: Digitally Modeling the New York YMCA" in "Digital Crossroads: New Directions in 3D Architectural Modeling in the Humanities".
Lupkin, P. (2009). "Rethinking Region Along the Railroads".
Lupkin, P. R. (2002). "Regional Identity and the Cultural Capital of St. Louis" in Approach 02.
Lupkin, P. (1995). "A Temple of Practical Christianity: Chicago's YMCA Skyscraper".
Popular Press Article
Lupkin, P. (2010). "Same as it Ever Was: Rebranding the YMCA," University of Minnesota Press Blog, July 22, 2010 http://www.uminnpressblog.com/2010/07/same-as-it-ever-was-rebranding-ymca.html.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Lupkin, P., "Identifying an Emerging Field: History of Interiors and its Sources," Sponsored by UNT Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (December 2020 – Present).
Lupkin, P., "The Networked Urban Landscape: Telegraphy and Rail Links in Downtown St. Louis," Sponsored by UNT Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (May 1, 2019August 1, 2019).
Lupkin, P. R. (Principal), "The Telegraph in the Great Southwest: Research at the Smithsonian," Sponsored by UNT Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (May 2017August 2017).
Lupkin, P. R. (Principal), "UNT Junior Faculty Grant," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (2014).
Grant - Teaching
Lupkin, P., "Neiman Marcus and the Texas Fashion Collection" Special Collections Coursework Grant," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (September 2020 – Present).
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