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MLK Annual Lecture, Melvin Mitchell, FAIA

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

Melvin L. Mitchell, author of Build Something Big! One Million New Affordable Housing Units, 2020-2030 and Black MD’s, Lawyers…and Architects, will be giving the MLK Annual Lecture for USC.

Richard Rothstein: THE COLOR OF LAW: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

Richard Rothstein is the author of THE COLOR OF LAW: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated AmericaA Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute, and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. In addition to his recent book, The Color of Law, he is the author of many other articles and books on race and education, which can be found at his web page at the Economic Policy Institute.

EQUITY MATTERS II Leadership Summit

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

The EQUITY MATTERS II Leadership Summit, a panel on reimagining campuses to ensure inclusive resiliency after the pandemic, will tackle these significant challenges facing university and college campuses.

Pioneering Black Architects in Los Angeles and Chicago

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

LA-based photographer Janna Ireland and Chicago-based photographer Lee Bey will lecture as part of MAS Context’s 2021 Spring Talks series.

2021 AIASF International Waterfronts Symposium

Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:00 AM – Friday, February 19, 2021 11:00 AM PDT

This Symposium brings speakers from local jurisdictions, owners, and developers together with designers, planners and waterfront visionaries to find ways to put innovation to work for San Francisco and share waterfront perspectives with the world.

Architect Talk: 2020 Pritzker Prize Laureates Grafton Architects

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

Don’t miss this lecture from 2020 Pritzker Prize laureates Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects, co-presented with the Irish Consulate General in Chicago.

Design Dialogues: Healthy Buildings and the Workplace

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM CST

The COVID-19 pandemic puts health and safety in our workplaces to the test. Improved ventilation and sanitation have taken on special urgency among the many performance aspects of building design. Join us for a look at healthy buildings today.