School of Architecture Announces Fall 2020 Lecture Series

Rapson Hall at Night

This fall, the School of Architecture is proud to present its latest lecture series. Featuring practitioners, educators, and activists, these lectures are free and open to the public but they do require that an attendee be authenticated with a valid email.

All events will be held virtually and the majority will be held over the lunch hour on Mondays from 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM CST. See the full list of speakers in the lecture series overview below.

Monday, September 21, 2020 — 12:15 PM CST

Speaker: Charles L. Davis II — Assistant Professor at the University of Buffalo, author of Building Character: The Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style, and co-editor of Race and Modern Architecture

Watch the lecture recording.


Monday, October 5, 2020 — 12:15 PM CST

Speaker: Jerome Haferd — co-founder of BRANDT: HAFERD and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP

Watch the lecture recording.


Monday, October 19, 2020 — 12:15 PM CST

Speaker: Theresa Hyuna Hwang — a community-engaged architect, educator, and facilitator and director of Dept. of Places

Watch this lecture at its date and time by following this link.


Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 6:00 PM (Note different day/time)

Speakers: Germane Barnes and Shawhin Roudbari, co-sponsored by MASContext. Germane is an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami and principal of Studio Barnes. Shawhin is co-founder of Dissent by Design and Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. They are co-editors of MASContext 33: Vigilantism.

Watch this lecture at its date and time by following this link.


Monday, November 16, 2020 — 12:15 PM CST

Speakers: Sara Zewde — principal of Studio Zewde and Assistant Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at Harvard GSD

Watch this lecture at its date and time by following this link.


Monday, November 30, 2020 — 12:15 PM CST

Speaker: Mira Henry — co-principal of Current Interests and design faculty at SCI-Arc

Watch this lecture at its date and time by following this link.

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