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Alice Friedman, of Wellesley College and author of Women and the Making of the Modern House, explores the role of women in American architecture.

Alice T. Friedman is the Grace Slack McNeil Professor of the History of American Art and Director of the McNeil Program for Studies in American Art at Wellesley College. She is also co-director of the Architecture Program. Her courses focus on the history of European and North American architecture, with an emphasis on social history, gender, and cultural studies. Recent seminars include “The Architecture of Leisure,” “Le Corbusier and Modern Architecture,” “Architecture and the Spirit,” and “The Villa.”


Recorded Thursday, April 17, 2008 at The Art Institute of Chicago-Fullerton Hall.

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