VIRTUAL PEOPLE + PLACE SPEAKER SERIES | RACE, PLACE & HERITAGE

PEOPLE + PLACE

Preservation Durham presents
Kofi Boone: Race, Place & Heritage
Facebook Live & Zoom Virtual Event

Thursday, May 7, 2020

12:00 Noon

Presenter: Kofi Boone, ASLA

Preservation Durham's People + Place Speaker Series connects the people of Durham with the importance of our historic, architectural and cultural places and the stories they bring to life. 

This conversation with Kofi will examine interpretations of landscape heritage through the lens of equity. The session will present case studies of engagement with regional African American communities to illustrate the challenges and opportunities with directly engaging the legacy of race in heritage planning practices.
 
Kofi Boone, ASLA is Professor of Landscape Architecture at NC State University in the College of Design. Kofi is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSNR 1992, MLA 1995). His work is in landscape architecture and environmental justice with a focus on democratic design and cultural landscapes. He is a University Faculty Scholar and a member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers. His teaching and professional work has earned student and professional ASLA awards.
 
How to Join the Live Stream
or Zoom Webinar ID: 840 2173 8274
 
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This program is free and open to the public, however donations are appreciated to keep more stories coming!

 
 

Related Readings

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/27/upshot/diversity-housing-maps-raleigh-gentrification.html

https://issuu.com/kofiboone/docs/heritagewalkfinalreport12_sept_2014