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Cascieri Lectureship in the Humanities Series

Dean Arcangelo Cascieri of the BAC, probably at home on a summer day, ca. 1950s. Photographer unknown, property of the BAC Archives. Original owned by the Boston Architectural College. For more information on this image, please contact the Boston Architectural College Archives.
Dean Arcangelo Cascieri of the BAC, ca. 1950s. Photographer unknown, property of the BAC Archives.

The Dean Arcangelo Cascieri Lectureship in the Humanities was established by the BAC Alumni Association in 1992 to honor the Dean on his 90th birthday. Each year, the BAC invites a distinguished speaker to present a public lecture on the many ways in which architecture and design interact with other disciplines and enrich our common life. It is thanks to the generosity of the BAC community who contributed so liberally and in so many ways that the Cascieri Lectureship Fund is made possible.

Dr. Gilda A. Barabino  
Dr. Gilda A. Barabino  

2023 Cascieri Lecture

31st Cascieri Lecture: Gilda A. Barabino  
(Re)Design: A Vision for the Future

Thursday, April 20, 2023
6PM | Cascieri Hall or on Zoom

To learn more about this special lecture, please contact Karen Nelson.

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Dr. Lee Pelton
Dr. Lee Pelton

2022 Cascieri Lecture

30th Cascieri Lecture: Lee Pelton 
"I Hear America Singing, The Varied Carols I Hear":
Walt Whitman and the Promise
of Humanistic Architecture

Thursday, April 14, 2022

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View the Program Booklet.

To learn more about this special lecture, please contact Karen Nelson.

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Past Lectures

View the recordings of past Cascieri Lectures

Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton
Cascieri 29: Each One Inspire One: A Battle Cry for Design Activism

Dr. Mahesh Daas
Cascieri 28: Being Human Being Robot: How Will We _______ Together?

Mabel O. Wilson
Cascieri 27: Memory/Race/Nation: The Politics of Modern Memorials

Rahel Shawl
Cascieri 26: Architecture and Engagement

James Timberlake
Cascieri 25: Projects, Projectures

Blair Kamin
Cascieri 24: Unlocking the Beauty of Gates

Anupama Kundoo
Cascieri 23: Building Knowledge

Nicole Dosso
Cascieri 22: Innovation of the World Trade Center

Paul Doherty
Cascieri 21: The Legacy of Design Technology

Brendan MacFarlane
Cascieri 20: Stories and Histories

Aart Oxenaar
Cascieri 19: Educating Architects for a Transforming City

Anne Hawley
Cascieri 18: Time Starts

Steve Badanes
Cascieri 17: Jersey Devil: Architect as Artisan

Christy MacLear
Cascieri 16: Preserving the Modern

Janet Marie Smith
Cascieri 15: Out of the Park...

Paolo Soleri
Cascieri 14: The Architecture of Place-The Place of Architecture

Dr. Herbert Benson
Cascieri 13: Spirit Matters

Andrew Cuomo
Cascieri 12: Give Me Shelter-Building Communities in Need

Iain Mackintosh
Cascieri 11: Standing Room Only: An Exploration of the Audience's Place, Position and Posture from the Rose of Marlowe and Shakespeare to Fenway Park

Richard Swett
Cascieri 10: Design Diplomacy: The Influence Edge

Jorge Silvetti
Cascieri 9: The Pritzker Architecture Prize: A Juror's Perspective

Jill Medvedow
Cascieri 8: Art in the Public Realm

Michael Dukakis
Cascieri 7: The Politics of Creativity

Norman Leventhal
Cascieri 6: Boston, Past and Future

Robert Brown
Cascieri 5: Teaching Artists, Artists Teaching

Robert Campbell and Peter Vanderwarker
Cascieri 4: Cityscapes of Boston

Christopher Lydon
Cascieri 3: The Jane Jacobs Connection: City Design and Citizen Reality in Boston

Moshe Safdie
Cascieri 2: Language and Ethics in Architecture

H. Morse Payne
Cascieri 1: The Genesis of 10 Towns: Urban Design in 17th Century New England