Reception and Appropriations of Versailles and French Formal Gardens in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Lecture)

This lecture by Georges Farhat (Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto) is part of a spring 2016 lecture series, Versailles: Space, Power, Memory, organized by the Architectural Studies Program and the Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. The series is designed to investigate how the intensive study of the history and physical configuration of sites contributes to our understanding of what it means to be human.

This event is also sponsored by Artchitectural Studies Program, the Department of History of Art and Architecture, the Department of French and Italian, Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Department of History, the Department of Sociology, the Cultural Studies program, and the Humanities Center. For more information on the series, contact Drew Armstrong at or click here.


Monday, February 15, 2016 - 6:00pm

Location and Address

Carnegie Museum of Art Theater