Is there a Doctor of Design in the House?

LSU’s Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation serves a market of interdisciplinary professionals by building on the strengths of faculty across the university, integrating expertise to address contemporary issues in four areas of specialization. The 60-credit-hour program encompasses six semesters of study and 45 hours of course offerings specific to the curriculum and its advanced nature, mostly devoted to individual, supervised research, requiring students to work one-on-one with faculty.

Cultural and creative industry one of the largest in Louisiana’s economy
1 of the few public university DDes programs in the country
4 areas of specialization!

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LSU Students Design for Giant Pandas in China

This fall LSU design students in assistant professor Brendan Harmon’s interdisciplinary “Giant Panda Studio” are designing a new national park for giant panda conservation and tourism in the wilds of Sichuan Province, China. The…

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New to LSU: Q&A with Allison Young

Allison Young is assistant professor of contemporary art history at LSU. A specialist in postcolonial and contemporary art of the Global South, she received her B.A. (2009) in Art History and Anthropology from Brandeis…

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Emmanuel Schwartz, “Rebellion and Disobedience at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts”

Emmanuel Schwartz, curator and scholar, presented a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in the Student Union Theater. Emmanuel Schwartz, who holds the prestigious rank of a conservateur du…

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