BGC Seminar Series 2012-2013

The following seminar and lecture series have made the Bard Graduate Center a major venue for advanced intellectual discussion in New York City and an expression of the range of methods and approaches for studying the cultural history of the material world. The seminars function in counterpoint with course offerings to present to our students the possible scope of their own research and future work.

Seminar in Comparative Medieval Material Culture
(China, Islam, Europe)

Françoise and Georges Selz  Lectures
on 18th- and 19th-Century French Decorative Arts and Culture

Paul and Irene Hollister Lectures on Glass

Seminar in Cultural History

Modern Design History Seminar

The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation Seminar in New York and American Material Culture

Trehan Lectures in Islamic Art and Material Culture

Indigenous Arts in Transition Seminar

Museum Conversations

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