Announcing the Harvard GSD Spring 2022 Public Program

A large museum gallery with an architectural reproduction of a classical building. The gallery is filled with many people and has a roof with many windows.
Pergamon Museum 1, Berlin 2001 © Thomas Struth. The photographer will be in conversation with art and architecture theorist Nana Last (MArch ’86) on March 21 as part of the Rouse Visiting Artist series.

The Harvard GSD presents its series of public programs for the Spring 2022 semester. The program features designers, artists, theorists, policy makers, and others from across the design disciplines. Highlights include a visit by this year’s Senior Loeb Scholar and founder and director of the African Futures Institute, Lesley Lokko (March 1), as well as Marcia Fudge, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, who will deliver this year’s John T. Dunlop Lecture (February 8). The Spring 2022 public program also introduces Harvard Design Magazine #50: “Today’s Global” (April 19) as well as the inaugural Jacqueline Tyrwhitt Urban Design Lecture, featuring architect and Pritzker Prize winner Anne Lacaton (March 28).

All are invited to participate online in this semester’s series of programs. Harvard ID holders are welcome to attend programs in person, except where an event is listed as *Virtual. All times are listed in United States Eastern Time (ET). Please visit Harvard GSD’s events calendar for current information.

Live captioning will be provided for all programs. To request other accessibility accommodations, please contact the Public Programs Office.

Spring 2022 Public Program

John T. Dunlop Lecture: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
February 8, 6:30pm

John Hejduk Soundings Lecture: Anthony Titus, “Rupture and Reconciliations”
February 17, 6:30pm

Small Infrastructures
Symposium with UC Berkeley Architecture
February 23, 9:00pm

Senior Loeb Scholar Lecture: Lesley Lokko 
March 1, 6:30pm

Aga Khan Program Lecture: Mariam Kamara
March 7, 12:30pm

International Womxn’s Week Keynote Address
March 8, 6:30pm

Rouse Visiting Artist Conversation: Archive Matrix AssemblyNana Last and Thomas Struth
March 21, 6:30pm

Bringing Digitalization Home
March 24–26

Jacqueline Tyrwhitt Urban Design Lecture: Anne Lacaton 
March 28, 12:30pm

Rachel Dorothy Tanur Memorial Lecture: Sam Olbekson, “Culture, Community, and Environmental Justice in Contemporary Indigenous Design”
March 30, 6:30pm
*The date of this event had previously been earlier in the calendar, but was changed to March 30.

Iñaki Echeverria, “Parque Ecológico Lago de Texcoco, an Ongoing Ecological Recovery in the Mexico City Valley”
March 31, 6:30pm

Sandra Barclay & Jean Pierre Crousse, “Transversal Grounds”
April 1, 12:30pm

TERREMOTO // David Godshall and Jenny Jones
April 5, 6:30pm

Interrogative Design: Selected Works of Krzysztof Wodiczko
Closing Reception
April 8, 4:30pm

Sylvester Baxter Lecture: Joan Nogué, “A Journey through Landscape: From Theory to Practice”
April 11, 12:30pm

Introducing Harvard Design Magazine #50: “Today’s Global” with editorial director Julie Cirelli and guest co-editors Rahul Mehrotra and Sarah Whiting, and featuring contributors from the issue
April 19, 12:30pm

John Portman Lecture: Bruther (Stéphanie Bru et Alexandre Thériot)
April 21, 6:30pm

Mayors Imagining the Just City
April 22, 1:00pm