Course Description

IN PERSON: This lecture course will tell the story of the building of Duke Chapel, West Campus's most iconic structure. It will cover choosing the site for the chapel, selecting the materials, and its design and construction. The history of the origins of the university as Trinity College and the Duke family's involvement and influence will be presented to provide additional context. There will be an emphasis on the designer, builders, masons, artisans and sculptors who created the chapel. One class session will focus on the four organs and the music they provide. The final class will be held in the chapel to explore all that cannot be seen on shorter visits. | Lecture + Q&A.

Max enrollment: 20.

Location: Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 27705

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Section Title
Building Duke Chapel
Classroom - In Person
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Feb 01, 2023 to Mar 08, 2023
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Classroom - In Person  
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Section Notes

: All sessions will be held at JRC except the last, which will be a visit to the chapel. Parking for the tour of the chapel can be found at the nearby Bryan Center Parking Garage.

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