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DeVries-Van der Kooy Memorial Lecture: Two Stories about a Delta

October 4, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Lecturer Jane Wolff, Associate Professor, University of Toronto is Director, Master of Landscape Architecture Program. Before Jane Wolff joined the Daniels Faculty, she was Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban design at Washington University in St. Louis. She studies landscape architecture and documentary filmmaking at Harvard. Before she began her academic career, she worked as a designer in the San Francisco Bay Area; her project experience ranged from private gardens to urban design guidelines for the the Main Post of the Presidio of San Francisco. In 2006, she was the Beatrix Farrand Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning University of California, Berkeley. Ms. Wolff is the author of Delta Primer: a field guide to the California Delta, a book and deck of cards designed to educate diverse audiences about the contested landscape of the California Delta.

This event is proudly sponsored by the University of Michigan Dutch Studies in the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, College of Engineering, Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, the School of Natural Resources and Environment, Institute for the Humanities, The Netherlands Embassy, washington, D.c., and the Netherlands America University League, and the DeVries-Van der Kooy Endowment.

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Date:
October 4, 2012
Time:
8:00 pm