For our third Tuesday on the Terrace at the Berkshire Athenaeum, author, scholar, and poet Dolores Hayden will join us for a talk on urbanism and design.
Dolores Hayden is professor emerita of architecture, urbanism, and American studies at Yale University. A renowned scholar of the history of the American urban landscape and the politics of place, her works have been translated into over a dozen languages. She is the author of many award-winning books including Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000 (Pantheon, 2003), A Field Guide to Sprawl (with aerial photographs by Jim Wark, W.W. Norton, 2004), and Redesigning the American Dream: Gender, Housing, and Family Life (W.W. Norton, 1984, rev. ed., 2002), titles that have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street, Journal, The Boston Globe, CNN and The Diane Rehm Show.