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Architectural historian to present next SU School of Architecture lecture Oct. 23
Architectural historian to present next SU School of Architecture lecture Oct. 23October 09, 2002Judy Holmesjlholmes@syr.edu
Architectural historian Dennis Doordan of Notre Dame University will present “Modernity and Modernism in 20th-Century Italian Architecture” at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in Syracuse University’s Slocum Hall, Room 108. The lecture, part of the School of Architecture’s Fall 2002 Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.
Doordan is the author of “Building Modern Italy: Italian Architecture 1914-1936” (Princeton Architectural Press, 1988) and of numerous book chapters, journal articles and book reviews.
Since joining the Notre Dame faculty in 1990, Doordan he has taught the two-semester survey course the “History of Architecture” and a variety of elective courses including the “History of 20th- Century Architecture” and a seminar on Frank Lloyd Wright. Doordan is the 2001 recipient of the university’s Kaneb Award for Undergraduate Teaching.
Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Doordan taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Tulane University. He earned M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University and a B.A. from Stanford University. He has published extensively on various aspects of 20th-century architecture. His essay on the Kervick-Montana years in the Notre Dame School of Architecture is included in the recently published “100 Years of Architecture at Notre Dame.” He is co-editor of Design Issues, a journal devoted to the history, theory and criticism of design.