Designing Sociability: Then and Now

 THE RICHARD SAIVETZ ’69 ANNUAL MEMORIAL ARCHITECTURAL SYMPOSIUM

 Presented by the Department of Fine Arts

Designing Sociability: Then and Now


Thursday March 26, 2009, 6:30PM
Pollack Fine Arts Teaching Center
Brandeis University

Speakers:

“Houses and the Etiquette of Everyday Life: The Delaware Valley, 1675-1740”
Bernard L. Herman, George B. Tindall Professor of American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“English Coffeehouses and French Salons: Rethinking Habermas, Gender and Sociability”
Brian Cowan, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Early Modern British History, McGill University

“From Dormitory to Residence Hall: Social Life and Collegiate Architecture”
Carla Yanni, Professor of Art History, Rutgers University

Free and open to the public
Reception at the Rose Art Museum follows

Also sponsored by the New England Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

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