Fumihiko Maki Lecture: UVA Memorial to Enslaved Laborers

September 27, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Sam Fox School presents the annual Fumihiko Maki Lecture, which will center on the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers (MEL) at the University of Virginia. The lecture will feature several collaborators on the project:

Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, co-principals of Höweler + Yoon Architecture
Mabel O. Wilson, cultural historian and designer, Studio &; Nancy and George Rupp Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Professor in African American and African Diasporic Studies, and Director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS), Columbia University
Frank Dukes, mediator and facilitator, Institute for Engagement & Negotiation at the University of Virginia
Gregg Bleam, landscape architect and principal, Gregg Bleam Landscape Architect
Eto Otitigbe, artist

A discussion will immediately follow the lecture, with the following members of the Washington University community serving as respondents:

James Kolker, associate vice chancellor and university architect
Geoff Ward, professor of African and African-American studies in Arts & Sciences

The online lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

For more information and to register, click here.