Anthropologist Setha Low to give public lecture

March 10, 2009

University Park, Pa. -- Anthropologist Setha Low will give a free public lecture, "Rethinking Urban Park:  Public Space and Cultural Diversity," at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art, on the Penn State University Park campus.  Low is the fourth speaker this year in the Department of Landscape Architecture's Bracken Lecture Series.
 
Low is currently a professor of environmental psychology, geography, anthropology, and women's studies, and is director of the Public Space Research Group at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She teaches courses and trains Ph.D. students in the anthropology of space and place, urban anthropology, culture and environment, and cultural values in historic preservation. Her current research is on the impact of private governance on New York City co-op residents, and an ethnography of a Latino market in Brooklyn.

 

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