Lecture: J. Shubow

DateOctober 11, 2012
Time7:00 - 8:00 pm
LocationAlexander Reading Room
DescriptionWhy should we care about our monuments and memorials? Arguably the world's most famous architect, Frank Gehry has been selected to design the national memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, which is to be located just off the National Mall in Washington, D.C. In his lecture, Justin Shubow will discuss the fierce controversy surrounding the memorial, the design of which is opposed by members of Congress as well as the entire Eisenhower family. He will explain how the fight relates to the crucial role of civic art and architecture in America's historical memory and national identity.
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PublisherHonors College
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