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Children at the Delta Cooperative Farm, 1936, Dorothea Lange, Photographer, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection, LC-USF34-017356-C.

Public Lectures

Toward Black Environmental Imaginations

CANCELLED | Carlyn E. Ferrari discusses how individuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois had deep, intimate connections with the natural world, pointing to a rich legacy of Black environmental thought.

Where Was Jim Crow? Living in Frank Lloyd Wright’s America

Dianne Harris illuminates architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s role in the history of the divided and segregated American city. Mabel Wilson, Professor of Architecture and Director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University will join Dr. Harris in a discussion following the lecture.

Before the Memorial

February 8, 2012 | Garden and Landscape Studies Public Lecture, Peter Walker, Principal, PWP Landscape Architecture

Waste and Wilderness

March 15, 2011 | Dumbarton Oaks Public Lecture, Peter Galison, Harvard University


October 1, 2009 | Garden and Landscape Studies Vaslef Public Lecture, Ken Smith, Principal, Ken Smith Landscape Architect

Wild Urban Plants

March 30, 2009 | Garden and Landscape Studies Public Lecture, Peter del Tredici, Harvard University