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Thomas Jefferson's Architecture: New Perspectives Symposium Day 2


Sponsored by the Center for Palladian Studies in America, the University President’s Office, the Dean of the School of Architecture and the Department of Architectural History

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Saturday March 17

8:30am                     
Registration and coffee, outside of Room 153

Session 3

9:00am                   
Sheila Crane, Chair, Department of Architectural History 

Calder Loth, Senior Architectural Historian for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, emeritus, “Architectural Anomalies on the Lawn"   

9:50am                   
Louis Nelson, Professor, Architectural History and Vice Provost, Academic Outreach, UVA “Design and Construction at UVA.”

10:40am                 
Brief break—coffee available

11:10am                 
Joseph Lasala, architectural historian “The Commencement of a Regular Town: The Evolution of the University of Virginia Ground Plan"  

Lunch

12:00-1:15pm        
Lunch on your own.

Session 4                

1:30pm                     
Chair Andrew Johnston, Director Historic Preservation program

Marie Frank, Kundrun Fellow, International Center for Jefferson Studies, and Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell “Fiske Kimball and Thomas Jefferson: Why Not Bulfinch?”

2:15pm                    
Travis McDonald, Director of Architectural Restoration, and Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest  “Poplar Forest Redivivus: Recovering the Missing Link”

3:00pm                    
Concluding Remarks

Tours of the Exhibition and Lawn will be available starting at 3:30pm.  Tours will meet in the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation Entrance Gallery of the Museum, or on the south side of the Rotunda.

 

Speakers and titles:

Niya Bates, Historian, Monticello “Those Who Labor”: Enslaved Craftsmen and the Making of Monticello”

Linda Binsted (Architect, graduate student Architectural History) “Brick Palladian Architecture: Jefferson’s Transformation of Stone to Clay”

Howard Burns, Director International Palladio Study Center

"Memory, books and cutting and pasting the "Bible" in Jefferson's design process."

Marie Frank, Kundrun Fellow, International Center for Jefferson Studies and Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell “Fiske Kimball and Thomas Jefferson: Why Not Bulfinch?”

Joseph Lasala, architectural historian “The Commencement of a Regular Town: The Evolution of the University of Virginia Ground Plan”

Calder Loth, Senior Architectural Historian for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, emeritus, “Architectural Anomalies on the Lawn"   

Ann Lucas, Historian, Monticello “Jefferson and the Architecture of “old French Books”

Travis McDonald, Director of Architectural Restoration, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest   “Poplar Forest Redivivus: Recovering the Missing Link”

Louis Nelson, Professor, Architectural History and Vice Provost, Academic Outreach, UVA “Design and Construction at UVA.”

Will Rieley, Landscape Architect and Historian, “A Regular Irregularity:  A Fresh Look at Jefferson’s Landscape Designs”

Susan Stein, Senior Curator & VP for Museum Programs Monticello, “Thomas Jefferson: Fashioning America”

James Thompson, Historian, “The Influence of Freemasonry on Jefferson and on Neoclassical Architecture”