The LOEB Fellowship

Loeb Fellowship 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Loeb Fellowship 50th Anniversary Celebration October 6-9, 2022, included a symposium bracketed by inspiring keynotes.

Keynote: Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson with Virginia Prescott ’02

Marine biologist and policy expert Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson took a grounded and hopeful approach to the climate crisis, promoting the Blue New Deal as a roadmap for including the ocean in climate policy.

Ayana Elizabeth JohnsonSnorkeling+in+Barbuda

Paint+Plants+Poetry: Seitu Jones and Soyini Guyton

Artist Seitu Jones ’02 and poet Soyini Guyton describe their projects in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota–which include art installations, a community farm, a half-mile-long dinner table—all with the aim of achieving the beloved community.

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Loeb Fellowship hosted a series of virtual programs during the academic year 2020-2021 to examine the social consequences of the built environment.

Alumni
Events

Loeb50 Urban/Rural: Divided or Cojoined

4/13/22, 12 noon ET

This important conversation explores mitigation strategies for climate change impacts which bridge the urban and rural divide. The panelists bring deep practical experience to the challenge of formulating a synergistic approach to address climate resilience, economic opportunity, nature conservation and equity issues.

Moderation:
Peter Stein
Participants:
Mary Means Kolu Zigbi Mark Anderson, The Nature Conservancy

Mobility in the Post Pandemic City

11.12.2021, 12-1pm ET

Andrew Salzberg ’20 moderates a panel on the shifts to urban life and transportation caused by Covid and…

Moderation:
Andrew Salzberg
Participants:
Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation Dorval R. Carter, Jr., President, Chicago Transit Authority Rit Aggarwala, Executive-in-Residence, Closed Loop Partners

Conversations

Beyond Inclusion: The Role of the Built Environment in Advancing Equity

4.2.21

This conversation features three female practitioners from the worlds of media, planning and community development, design and architecture.…

Moderation:
Tracy Metz
Participants:
Kimberly Driggins Shaney Peña-Gómez

Design and Activism Now

11.10.20

HECTOR partner Damon Rich ’07 and Designing Justice + Designing Spaces cofounder Deanna Van Buren ’13 talk with…

Moderation:
Inga Saffron
Participants:
Damon Rich Deanna Van Buren

50 (More) Years of Fellowship

9.17.20

Loeb Fellowship curator John Peterson ’06 and curator emeritus James Stockard ’78 reflect on the conditions that precipitated the founding of…

Moderation:
Tau Tavengwa
Participants:
James Stockard John C. Peterson

Provocations

On Politics: The Future of Civic Engagement

Andrea Reimer discusses her ideas about the role of civic leadership and engagement in the design professions, especially in…

Participants:
Andrea Reimer

On Aging

Emi Kiyota wants to educate designers to think differently about the places where older people live.

Participants:
Emi Kiyota

Re-editing History

Peggy King-Jorde wants us to rethink how we memorialize the history of disenfranchised and marginalized communities.

Participants:
Peggy King Jorde