Natalie Bull, executive director of the Heritage Canada Foundation, will speak on, “The Heritage Imperative: Old Buildings, Social Justice and the Challenge of Change,” April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Open free to the public, the lecture will be followed by a reception in Founders Memorial Garden.
Originally from New Brunswick, Canada, Bull is a graduate of the University of Montreal, where she received a master’s degree in applied sciences in architectural conservation. Specializing in the technology side of preservation and cultural landscapes, she has more than 20 years of experience in heritage conservation at the municipal and federal levels in Canada. As executive director of the Heritage Canada Foundation since 2005, she has focused the organization’s efforts to engage and inspire the general public through publications, an annual conference, advocacy action and grass roots support.
Bull’s presentation is part of a year-long lecture series sponsored by the College of Environment and Design.