Carla Yanni: Neilly Series Lecture
Carla Yanni will discuss her most recent book, The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Yanni tells the story of therapeutic design, from America’s earliest purpose-builtinstitutions to the asylum construction frenzy in the second half of the century.
A Rochester native, now Professor of Art History at Rutgers University, she is interested in architecture as a way of understanding society’s values.
The Lecture will be introduced by J. Steven Lamberti, Associate Professor of Psychiatry.
Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. 5 p.m.
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