Archive for May, 2013

Alice Kober and ‘The Riddle of the Labyrinth’

May 28, 2013 | Brooklyn College, CUNY Lecture Series

In her new book, “The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code,” Margalit Fox chronicles the pursuit to decipher Linear B — an unknown script dating to the Bronze Age — and how key research by a Brooklyn College classics professor, Alice Elizabeth Kober, helped to crack its code. But “because […]

Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees

May 22, 2013 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees, May 22, 2013.

Rethinking Kahn’s Architectural Vision

May 14, 2013 | City College, CUNY Lecture Series

In “Rethinking Kahn,” part of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture spring lecture series, architectural historian William J.R. Curtis discusses the legacy of famed architect Louis Kahn, including his final project — Four Freedoms Park — a four-acre memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt that was completed posthumously as “a powerful work of monumentality.” […]