Alexander Cozens (1717-1786), The Cloud, c. 1770. Full credit below

DISCUSSIONS Series Lecture: Vittoria Di Palma

October 25, 2017
Kemp Auditorium, Givens Hall

Vittoria Di Palma will deliver a lecture titled Character and the Climatic Imaginary as part of DISCUSSIONS in Architectural History and Theory. Di Palma is associate professor of architectural history and theory in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California.

Before joining USC in 2012, she taught in the Department of Art History at Columbia University, in the Department of Art History at Rice University, and in the histories and theories of architecture graduate program at the Architectural Association in London. She is co-editor of Intimate Metropolis: Urban Subjects in the Modern City (Routledge, 2009) and author of Wasteland, A History (Yale, 2014), which was awarded the AHA Herbert Baxter Adams Prize, the SAH Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Award, and the ASECS Louis Gottschalk Prize, among others.

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Coordinated by Eric Mumford, the Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture, and Igor Marjanović, professor of architecture, the DISCUSSIONS series is aimed at provoking advanced conversations on research in architectural history and theory. For more information about the series, click here.

Image Credit

Alexander Cozens (1717-1786), The Cloud, c. 1770. Graphite and watercolor on paper. Purchased for the Tate Gallery by the Art Fund as part of the Oppé Collection.