Design, Heritage, and Cultural Identity in Europe and North America

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 12 – 1 pm

Northern Illinois University
Altgeld Hall, 1st Floor, West End
595 College Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115

Professor of Art History Rebecca Houze discusses how designers in both Europe and North America, such as Anna Lesznai, Mariska Undi, and Mary Colter appropriated traditional textiles, folk art, and vernacular architecture to negotiate their roles as modern women in a rapidly industrializing world.

12-1 pm, Altgeld Hall 125