Lecture Series

LSU College of Art & Design Lecture Series

The LSU College of Art & Design gratefully acknowledges the generous endowments that have established the Paula G. Manship, Alfred C. Glassell Jr., and Max Z. Conrad lecture series and the Nadine Carter Russell and Marie M. Bickham chairs. The School of Architecture is thankful for the lecture sponsorships provided by Coleman Partners Architects and EskewDumezRipple.

View Past Lectures. Artists, scholars, and design professionals interested in speaking at the LSU College of Art & Design may e-mail their credentials to adsn@lsu.edu.


Lecture Series 2023

All lecture attendees are required to mask and practice social distancing.

  1. Planning and Making Possible Futures in Haiti: Urban and Community Planning in a High-Risk and Vulnerable Environment

    February 08, 2023, 4:00pm

    Sabine Malebranche will present a Nadine Carter Russell Chair lecture on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 4 p.m. in the LSU Student Union Atchafalaya room 339. Sabine Malebranche is an architect and urban planner….

  2. Walter Kehm

    Walter Kehm Lecture

    February 13, 2023, 5:00pm

    Walter Kehm, OALA, FCSLA, FASLA, Senior Advisor Sefarian Design Group, will give a Max Conrad Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Monday, February 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Julian…

  3. Joseph Benjamin

    “Sustainability, Resiliency & Sense-of-Place,” Joseph Benjamin Lecture

    February 15, 2023, 4:00pm

    Joseph Benjamin, Lake|Flato Architects partner, will give School of Architecture lecture on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. in 103 Julian T. White Hall Auditorium (formerly Design Building.) Joe Benjamin is a partner…

  4. Blaise Ducos

    “Science and Scientific Thought in Netherlandish Seventeenth-Century Art,” Blaise Ducos

    February 27, 2023, 5:00pm | LSU Cox Auditorium

    Blaise Ducos, Musée du Louvre curator, will give a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in the Cox Auditorium. Dr….

  5. Forest Kelley

    Forest Kelley Lecture

    March 01, 2023, 5:00pm

    Artist/photographer Forest Kelley will give a School of Art Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Julian T. White Hall Auditorium (formerly Design…

  6. Sierra Bainbridge

    Sierra Bainbridge Lecture

    March 06, 2023, 5:00pm

    Sierra Bainbridge will give a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Julian T. White Hall Auditorium (formerly Design…

  7. Virginia San Fratello

    “Navigating Boundaries,” Virginia San Fratello

    April 05, 2023, 5:00pm

    Virginia San Fratello, will give a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture titled “Navigating Boundaries” to the College of Art & Design on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Julian T. White…

  8. Dori Tunstall

    “Decolonizing Design: A Cultural Justice Guidebook,” Dori Tunstall

    April 10, 2023, 5:00pm

    Dori Tunstall, dean of the faculty of design at OCAD University, will give a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture titled “Decolonizing Design: A Cultural Justice Guidebook” to the College of Art & Design on Monday,…

  9. Matt Connors Lecture

    April 12, 2023, 5:00pm

    Artist Matt Connors will give a School of Art Lecture to the College of Art & Design on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Julian T. White Hall Auditorium (formerly Design…