Diane Harris @ MLC

Thursday, September 22, 2016
3:30 pm
Miller Learning Center Room 350

Dianne Harris is Dean of the College of Humanities and professor of history at the University of Utah. She holds a doctorate in architectural history from the University of California, Berkeley and is best known for her scholarly contributions to the study of “race and space” – the relationship between the built environment and construction of racial and class identities. Her books include The Nature of Authority: Villa Culture, Landscape, and Representation in Eighteenth-Century Lombardy, Maybeck’s Landscapes: Drawing in Nature, and Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America. She is also editor of the multidisciplinary volume Second Suburb: Levittown, Pennsylvania, series editor for the University of Pittsburgh Press’s “Culture, Politics, and The Built Environment” and co-editor of several works.

Sponsor: 
Willson Center for Arts & Humanities