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march, 2018

08marthuFeaturedGENTRIFIED DALLAS: Where Are the Women Architects?7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Type :Book Presentation + Conversation

Where Are The Women Architects

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Where Are The Women Architects

Where Are the Women Architects?
by Despina Stratigakos
Princeton University Press (2016)

Join us for an evening in which author Despina Stratigakos will present her book Where Are the Women Architects? in conversation with Jessica Stewart Lendvay.

Despina Stratigakos is a historian and writer interested in the intersections of architecture and power. She is the author of three books that explore the intersections of power and architecture. Her most recent book, Where Are the Women Architects? (2016), confronts the challenges women face in the architectural profession. A Women’s Berlin: Building the Modern City (2008), which traces the history of a forgotten female metropolis, won the German Studies Association DAAD Book Prize and the Milka Bliznakov Prize. Stratigakos has served as a Director of the Society of Architectural Historians, an Advisor of the International Archive of Women in Architecture at Virginia Tech, a Trustee of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, and Deputy Director of the Gender Institute at the University at Buffalo. She received her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College and taught at Harvard University and the University of Michigan before joining the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, where she serves as Interim Chair.

Gentrified Dallas: A month-long investigation into the story the city is telling is curated by Mark Lamster, architecture critic at the Dallas Morning News, in collaboration with University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs.

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Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas

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