Dr. Richard Haw, "How the Brooklyn Bridge Made New York Modern"

Friday, October 21, 2016
5:30 pm
Georgia Museum of Art Auditorium

Dr. Richard Haw is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) in New York. He is the author of The Brooklyn Bridge: A Cultural History (2005) and The Brooklyn Bridge: A Visual History (2008). His next book, Engineering America: The Life and Times of John A. Roebling, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2018.

A reception will follow Dr. Haws' lecture in the Georgia Museum of Art Atrium from 6:30  – 7:30pm

This lecture is free and open to the public and is offered in conjunction with the Emerging Scholars Symposium, organized by the Association of Graduate Art Students. The symposium, which is also free and open to the public, will be held on Saturday, October 22nd in the auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art.

 

 

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National Endowment for the Arts, Association of Graduate Art Students, Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art