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Please join us this evening with @themastheads
from 6-7 pm. we are excited to welcome renowned scholar of the history of the american urban landscape and the politics of place, dolores hayden, to pittsfield.
space is still available, reserve your spot by calling us at the reference desk (413)499-9480 ext 202.
more information on tonight's talk and speaker:
professor emerita of architecture, urbanism, and american studies at yale university, she is the author of many award-winning books including building suburbia: green fields and urban growth, 1820-2000, a field guide to sprawl (with aerial photographs by jim wark), and redesigning the american dream: gender, housing, and family life, titles that have been featured in the new york times, the wall street, journal, the boston globe, cnn and the diane rehm show.
earlier works include seven american utopias: the architecture of communitarian socialism, 1790-1975, a study of the building process in model towns, and the grand domestic revolution: a history of feminist designs for american homes, neighborhoods, and cities, which introduced the concept of material feminism. the power of place: urban landscapes as public history makes the case for landmarks that recognize the history of women and diverse ethnic groups in the labor force of los angeles. it documents her work as the founder of a non-profit arts and public humanities group based in that city.
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