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Thursday on Lake Effect: Native American Architecture, Diversity in Astronomy, 'Paris Is Burning'

Thursday on Lake Effect

Architect and member of the Oneida Nation Chris Cornelius explains how he thinks about the "built environment." Then, astronomy contributor Jean creighton talks about the importance of kids seeing their selves reflected in every profession, including astronomy. Plus, the director of Paris Is Burning, the 1990 documentary about black and Latinx queer and trans culture, talks about her first experiences with ballroom culture. 


  • Chris Cornelius, architect
  • Jean Creighton, Lake Effect astronomy contributor
  • Joanne Nelson, Lake Effect essayist
  • Jennie Livingston, filmmaker, Paris Is Burning