Author of 'Frank Lloyd Wright's Florida Southern College' to Speak at FSC
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2010) -- Dr. Dale Gyure, author of the recently published book "Frank Lloyd Wrights Florida Southern College" and associate professor of architecture at Lawrence Technological University, will speak at the College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the William M. Hollis Seminar Room of the Thad Buckner Building. The lecture, free and open to the public, is part of the Florida Lecture Series presented annually by The Lawton M. Chiles, Jr., Center for Florida History at Florida Southern College.
Gyure's recently published book focuses on the architectural and historical significance of the Florida Southern campus, the world's only campus designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Gyure teaches architectural history and historic preservation and has published widely on the intersections of architecture and education in society. Gyure practiced law in Tampa prior to earning his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. In 2000, he received the Carter Manny Award for the years best dissertation in architectural history.
"We are delighted to partner with Historic Lakeland, Inc., in hosting this wonderful program on the international significance of the Florida Southern campus," said Dr. James M. Denham, director of the Lawton M. Chiles, Jr., Center for Florida History.