Seminars: Session Details

Session A2 (HSW)
Voices of the Sea
Time & Location 10:00AM - 11:00AM | Room 317A
Kanesa Duncan Seraphin
UH Sea Grant Center for Marine Science Education
Daniel Friedman
UH School of Architecture
Judith Stilgenbauer
UH School of Architecture

In this session, we will share a special episode of the Voice of the Sea television series, featuring the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Architecture. We profile the school's work in urban design, landscape architecture and living shorelines, highlighting the design processes that contribute to the promotion of community resilience, integration of cultural practices, and adaptation to changing climatic conditions. After the screening, we will hold a panel discussion with featured architects Daniel Friedman and Judith Stilgenbauer.

Kanesa Duncan Seraphin, PhD, is director of the University of Hawaii Sea Grant Center for Marine Science Education and a professor in the Curriculum Research & Development Group in the College of Education at UH Manoa. Kanesa holds a BS in biology, an MS in zoology, a PhD in zoology, and a post-baccalaureate education certificate in secondary science education. She is the producer and host of the Voice of the Sea television series, which profiles ocean-related research, cultural practices, scientific inquiry and STEM careers.

Daniel S. Friedman, FAIA, PhD, is immediate past dean and ACSA Distinguished Professor, School of Architecture, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Prior to joining UH-M, Friedman served as dean of the College of Built Environments, University of Washington; director of the School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago; and director of the School of Architecture and Interior Design, University of Cincinnati.

Judith Stilgenbauer, MLA, ASLA, is an associate professor of landscape architecture at University of Hawaii at Manoa where she serves as the School of Architecture’s director of graduate studies. Her teaching, research and creative work focus on the role of process, performance and placemaking in the designed urban landscape across spatial and temporal scales. Judith represents the Hawaii Chapter as a director on the national ASLA Board of Trustees.