Thursday, September 25, 2008

Designed for the People--Panel Discussion

Thursday, September 25
7 pm
The Wolfsonian-FIU
1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

The Wolfsonian-FIU welcomes the authors and editors of "The New Deal in South Florida: Design, Policy, and Community Building, 1933-1940" (University Press of Florida, 2008), for a panel discussion to address how New Deal projects transformed the region's cultural, political, and physical landscape. Speakers, all affiliated with FIU, include the book's editors, John F. Stack, Jr., Director of the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies, and John A. Stuart, professor of Architecture. Also speaking will be Marianne Lamonaca, The Wolfsonian's Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs and Education, and Ted Baker, retired associate professor and landscape architect. Book signing follows in The Dynamo Café. Free to members and FIU community; $10 all others.