Department Lecture Series: Memory

Event Date: 

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 5:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Reception to follow the talk

Event Location: 

  • Arts 1332

View of Montparnasse cemetery in 1932 with the tomb of Dumont d’Urville seen protruding in the center [Agence de presse Mondial Photo-Presse]

Romanticism and the Funereal Imagination:
The Tomb of the Admiral Dumont d’Urville

Ralph Ghoche (Barnard College)

The department is pleased to announce the inaugural lecture in the HAA Lecture Series 2016-2017, Memory, will be by Dr. Ralph Ghoche, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, Barnard College. Dr. Ghoche is an historian of architecture and urbanism whose work focuses on nineteenth-century French architecture and its relationship to theories of ornament, archeology and aesthetics.