The University of Minnesota College of Design presents
INTERFACES: Architecture Lecture Series
Lesley Lokko

Monday, February 24, 2020
Rapson Hall Room 100

Lesley Lokko is an architect, academic and the author of eleven best-selling novels. She is Dean of Architecture at the Spitzer School of Architecture, CCNY, and was the founder and former director of the Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a PhD in Architecture from the University of London (2007). She is the editor of White Papers, Black Marks: Race, Culture, Architecture (University of Minnesota Press, 2000); editor-in-chief of FOLIO: Journal of Contemporary African Architecture and is on the editorial board of ARQ (Cambridge).

In 2004, she made the successful transition from academic to novelist with the publication of her first novel, Sundowners (Orion 2004), a UK Guardian top-forty best seller, and has since then followed with ten further best sellers, which have been translated into fifteen languages. She has lectured and published widely on the subject of race, identity, and architecture, and has served on a number of juries and awards over the past decade.

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The College of Design is in the early stages of registering all or most of these courses for AIA Learning Units. They expect to offer one AIA LU per registered course, pending approval. If you are interested, please watch for more information and a pre-registration link coming soon.