May 12, 2015
May 5, 2015
Associate Professor of Architecture Liz Swanson will present at the Arts in Society conference in Rome June 25-27.
With colleague Adrienne Whitt-Woosley, Associate Director of the Center on Trauma and Children and an clinical social worker at the University of Kentucky, Swanson will present the first phase of their research, entitled "Architecture and Opportunities for Reconciliation: An Exploration of One Culturally Significant Building’s Potential for Healing a Community." The research examines the complexities and impact of the renovation of The Lyric Theater, an arts venue and African-American cultural center in Lexington, Kentucky’s East End neighborhood.