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Academy of Medicine Lecture

Academy of Medicine Lecture

This series was endowed by the non-profit organization Atlanta Medical Heritage, Inc. to establish a lecture series focusing upon the continuing influence of architecture in the classical tradition and its relevance for contemporary architectural research and practice. These annual lectures from prominent practitioners and scholars in the field offer insightful accounts of how new tools are being critically and creatively deployed to reimagine the humanistic tradition in architecture.

Barry Bergdoll

2022 Lecturer | Barry Bergdoll

Barry Bergdoll is the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History at Columbia University. He has written extensively on the history and problematics of exhibiting architecture, and the history of museological practices in relationship to architecture.

Dr. Perry Carter headshot

2021 Lecturer | Dr. Perry Carter

Dr. Perry Carter is an associate professor of Geography in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University. Dr. Carter's research focuses on human, social, urban and economic geography.

Heather Hyde Minor

2020 Lecturer | Heather Hyde Minor

Heather Hyde Minor is a professor of art and architectural history at the University of Notre Dame.  A specialist in the history of European art and architecture from 1600 to 1800, Prof. Minor's scholarly interests include the city of Rome, prints and print culture. Her most recent book, Piranesi's Lost Words, was published by Pennsylvania State University Press in 2015. 

Ingrid Rowland

2018 Lecturer | Ingrid Rowland

Ingrid Rowland, a professor of architecture for Notre Dame, writes, and lectures on Classical Antiquity, the Renaissance, and the Age of the Baroque for general as well as specialist readers. 

Previous Lecturers

2014 Allan Greenberg
2014 Diane Favro
2013 Leon Krier



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