Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Sean Griffiths, a practicing architect and professor of architecture at the University of Westminster, London, will describe his career-long quest for architectural meaning and his failure to find any -- a lesson in how to construct a meaningful critical career through the rejection of everything and the embracing of nothing.
Hector Avalos is Professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University. He will discuss how archaeology has been used to refute the claim that the Bible is historically accurate in depicting creation, the Exodus, the reign of Solomon and many other events.
Ericka Hart is an activist, cancer survivor and sexuality educator, and is currently an adjunct at Columbia University's School of Social Work.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018
In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.
Yolanda Aixela-Cabre is a cultural anthropologist, tenured scientist and vice director of research for the State Agency for Superior Scientific Research in Spain. In this lecture, she will tackle social identity through the lens of postcolonial societies.
Friday, 19 Oct 2018
Hans Klein-Hewitt, assistant professor of landscape architecture, will talk about the changing nature of landscape tourism with a focus on how tourist destinations struggle to keep up with national trends. Part of the Friday Research Seminar series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.
Monday, 22 Oct 2018
Michael McCormick is the Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History at Harvard University, Director in Cambridge of the Max Planck, Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean, and the founding chair of Harvard's Initiative for the Science of the Human Past.