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 Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.

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.

Virtual Lecture Series 2020-21

The 2020-21 lecture series will be conducted virtually to promote social distancing. Register via Zoom.

  1. Trenton Doyle Hancock

    Trenton Doyle Hancock Lecture

    February 01, 2021, 5:00pm

    Trenton Doyle Hancock, artist, will present a Paula G. Manship Endowed virtual lecture on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. For almost two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has been constructing his own fantastical narrative…

  2. Kia Witherspoon, black & white image

    “Equitable Communities,” Kia Weatherspoon

    March 03, 2021, 5:00pm

    Kia Weatherspoon, Determined by Design Founder + Principal, will give a lecture titled “Equitable Communities” on Wednesday, March 3, 2020 at 5 p.m. via Zoom. Kia Weatherspoon, ASID  

  3. Michael Ford. Black man with backwards baseball cap

    “The Hip Hop Architect,” Michael Ford

    March 31, 2021, 5:00pm


  4. Liz Ogbu

    “Racial and Spatial Justice,” Liz Ogbu

    April 05, 2021, 5:00pm

    April 2021 RACIAL AND SPATIAL JUSTICE Liz Ogbu Designer, urbanist, and spatial justice activist