02/03 - 04/22/22
All Day

Harvard GSD announced its series of virtual public lectures for the spring 2022 semester, inviting GSD alumni and friends, designers, and other curious viewers from around the world to join the school’s dialogue. The program featured 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 delivered the 2023  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 were invited to participate online in this semester’s series of programs. Harvard ID holders were 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 Programs

Rachel Dorothy Tanur Memorial Lecture: Sam Olbekson, “Culture, Community, and Environmental Justice in Contemporary Indigenous Design”
February 3, 6:30pm

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

Marcia L. Fudge stands in front of an American flag and a blue background, wearing black glasses

John T. Dunlop Lecture: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge

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

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 window.

Rouse Visiting Artist Lecture: Archive Matrix Assembly: Nana Last and Thomas Struth

Bringing Digitalization Home
March 24–26

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

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

A bronze-colored building sits in a desert landscape.

Museo Paracas, Ica, Peru. (c) Barclay & Crousse / Sandra Barclay & Jean Pierre Crousse, “Transversal Grounds”

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