The Society of Architectural Historians, New England Chapter & the
Department of Art History, Boston University present
ROBERT GRANT IRVING
Architecture for Empire’s Sake: Splendors of British India
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences
725 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Reception- Room 200, 6:00 p.m.; Lecture- Room 224, 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Robert Grant Irving was educated at Balliol College, Oxford; Kings College, Cambridge; and Yale University. A fellow of Berkeley College at Yale, he has taught at Yale, Wesleyan, Trinity College and the University of Virginia. His book Indian Summer, on the creation of New Delhi, won the British Council Prize in the Humanities and the Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award, Society of Architectural Historians.
The reception and lecture are free and open to the public.
Mark M. Jarzombek, Department of Architecture, MIT
“Designing the New MIT (1913): The Five Mistakes that Led to Success”
Thursday, February 9, 2006