As the semester winds down, so do lecture series on campus. This Monday will bring the close to the wonderful “New Approaches to Modern Architecture” Clarence Ward Spring 2008 Lecture Series, arranged by Prof. John Harwood. The final speaker will be Richard Anderson, speaking on “USA/USSR: Architecture and War.” More on the speaker, from John Harwood:
Richard Anderson is a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University and awidely recognized expert on Russian and Soviet architecture. His workcenters on the under-emphasized exchanges–theoretical, historical, andtechnological–between Soviet and Western architects from the dawn ofthe Revolution to the 1950s. He has co-curated an exhibition at theWallach Art Gallery in New York (and co-authored the accompanyingcatalogue) entitled “Architecture in Print: Design and Debate in theSoviet Union, 1919-1935,” and is currently working on severalpublications, including a survey book of Russian architecture from 1867to 1990, to be published by Reaktion Books.