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DOaks BookGarden Culture of the Twentieth Century
by Lain Wilson published Aug 13, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Leberecht Migge; edited and translated by David H. Haney (2013)
Located in Publications & Online Resources / Publications / Books in Print
The Dumbarton Oaks Gardens
by jgwilson2013 last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Maybe it was because it was dusk that I found myself feeling lost, even though I wasn’t lost at all. Gray powdery light silvered, softly, everything it touched, not to pacify it, but as if, with gentle correction, to rout matter altogether—trees, shrubs, and closing flowers, like so many eyelids nestled in sleep’s calyx, the stonework in […]
Come on In: The Dumbarton Oaks Symposium
by jgwilson2013 last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
If the scholars here at Dumbarton Oaks are the lifeblood of the institute as we know it—the necessities, the aerators of resources, the vital signs—then the symposia are the institute’s great lungs, chambers of commerce between the internal and external, between one scholar and her peers, between Dumbarton Oaks itself and a broader community: the […]
The Social Lunch
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Dumbarton Oaks, unlike many other institutions of its kind, is home to three, very different programs of study.  On their own, Byzantinists, Pre-Columbianists, and Garden & Landscape scholars would have no reason to interact, but at Dumbarton Oaks this is not the case.  By organizing communal lunches, teas, and social hours, a unique culture has […]
Peter Jacobs
by gabrielas published Jul 19, 2012 last modified Jun 26, 2013 10:26 AM — filed under: , ,
Oral History phone interview with Peter Jacobs, undertaken by telephone by Veronica Koven-Matasy on August 12, 2010. At Dumbarton Oaks, Peter Jacobs was a member of the Board of Senior Fellows of the Garden and Landscape Studies Program (1998–2005). He was also the first Beatrix Farrand Distinguished Fellow in Garden and Landscape Studies (spring 2008).
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
The Language of Landscape: Frederic Church and the Culture of Detail in Nineteenth-Century America
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Mar 30, 2015 09:33 AM — filed under:
Jennifer Raab, Yale University, Junior Fellow 2008–2009
Located in Studies Programs / / Current and Former Fellows and Visiting Scholars / 2008–2009
Safavid Gardens as the Representation of their World and Culture
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Mar 30, 2015 09:33 AM — filed under:
Mahvash Alemi, Rome, Italy, Fellow 2008–2009
Located in Studies Programs / / Current and Former Fellows and Visiting Scholars / 2008–2009
The Art which Mends Nature: The Contributions of Garden and Forest to the History of American Environmentalism
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Mar 30, 2015 09:33 AM — filed under:
Eric A. MacDonald, University of Georgia, Fellow 2008–2009
Located in Studies Programs / / Current and Former Fellows and Visiting Scholars / 2008–2009
The Garden as Film Backdrop: Construction of Cinematic Garden Space
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Mar 30, 2015 09:33 AM — filed under:
Nina Gerlach, University of Heidelberg, Junior Fellow 2008–2009, Fall
Located in Studies Programs / / Current and Former Fellows and Visiting Scholars / 2008–2009
Ian Hamilton Finlay and the Creation of the Garden at Stonypath/Little Sparta
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Mar 30, 2015 09:33 AM — filed under:
Stephen Bann, CBE, University of Bristol, Beatrix Farrand Distinguished Fellow 2008–2009, Spring
Located in Studies Programs / / Current and Former Fellows and Visiting Scholars / 2008–2009