School of Architecture & Community Development to host first lecture of 2021-22 on Oct. 29

October 22, 2021

Detroit Mercy’s School of Architecture & Community Development (SACD) is hosting its first lecture of the academic year on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. in the Loranger Architecture Building’s exhibit hall.

The lecture focuses on the book, Teaching and Designing in Detroit: Ten Women on Pedagogy and Practice, edited by former dean Stephen Vogel and Professor Libby Balter Blume. Serving as keynote speakers are Leslie Kanes Weisman, author of Discrimination by Design, and Sharon Egretta Sutton, author of When Ivory Towers Were Black, who provide framework for the book. Additional authors will participate in a panel discussion following the keynote speakers.

An exhibit that features content from book contributors is paired with the lecture. The exhibit is open Oct. 24-29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The lecture and exhibit are free and open to the public.