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Penelope Dean

Guest Lecture: Whatever Happened to the Future?

Penelope Dean is an associate professor at the UIC School of Architecture. Her research focuses on contemporary architectural culture with an emphasis on the exchanges between architecture and the allied design fields, including graphic, industrial, interior and strategic design.

When: 4 p.m., March 11, 2019

Where: Gould Hall, Buskuhl Gallery

NE OKC Storytelling Project

Organized by BlackSpace Oklahoma, this lecture series explores history, assets, and identities in Black neighborhood spaces to inspire future urban projects.

When: Mar. 2, Mar. 9, Mar. 16, & Mar. 30

Where: Page Woodson Historic Douglass School Auditorium; Oklahoma City

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Placemaking Conference

Students, advocates, professionals, and civic leaders gather to learn from leading experts in community development. Speakers include Kennedy SmithDylan Thuras, Mick Cornett and more. Registration required.

When: Monday, April 1

Where: Catlett Music Center, Sharp Hall

Learn more & Register

Rick Lowe

Public Lecture: Rick Lowe

Rick Lowe, MacArthur Fellow and founder of Project Rowe Houses, will offer the closing keynote during the 2019 Placemaking Conference. This event is free and open to the public.

What: Monday, April 1, 4:00 p.m.

When: Catlett Music Center, Sharp Hall

American School Symposium

American School Symposium

Public lecture by Christopher Mead, followed by a moderated discussion with American School alumni.

Nelson Brackin, Ernie Burden and Arthur Dyson are among those confirmed to attend.

When: 1:30 pm, April 15, 2019

Where: Gould Hall, Buskuhl Gallery

Bizzell Exhibit: Renegades

Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture

Join us for an exhibition highlighting pieces from the American School Archive, including works of Bruce Goff and his students! For more information, visit the OU Libraries website.

When: Sept. 22, 2018 – July 29, 2019

Where: Bizzell Library, Main Level

Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture Series

The Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture draws inspiration from the contextual, resourceful and experimental spirit of Bruce Goff’s work. Each year, talented practitioners and scholars are invited to the University of Oklahoma Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture to serve as Bruce Goff Chairs, where they lecture on their work, lead intensive workshops and participate in our design community. Past lecturers include Brian Phillips, Odile Decq, Sheila Kennedy, Antoine Predock, Susan Szenasy, E.B. Min and many others.

Brian Phillips

Brian Phillips
Photo by Colin Lenton

Odile Decq

Odile Decq
Photo from Dezeen

Sheila Kennedy

Sheila Kennedy
Photo by Lee Powers

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