Design historian Victor Margolin to deliver lecture April 16

Author: Shannon Chapla


Victor Margolin, renowned design historian and critic, will deliver the 2007 Max and Emma Dannelly-Jensen Lecture at4:30 p.m.Monday (April 16) in 104 Bond Hall at the University of Notre Dame.The talk is free and open to the public.

A professor of art and design history at theUniversityofIllinoisatChicago, Margolin will discussThe Challenge of Social Design.He is a leading advocate for the concept of designing to help meet social needs, such as those of developing countries, the disabled or underprivileged.

Margolin is the author ofCulture is Everywhere: Selections from theMuseumofContemporary Art,The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies,and The Struggle for Utopia: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, 1917-1946,and has published numerous articles and essays.

The lecture is sponsored by Notre Dames Department of Art, Art History and Design.

* Contact: * _Dennis Doordan, chair of Art, Art History and Design,

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