BGC Seminar Series 2011-2012

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

The Paul and Irene Hollister Lectures on Glass

Seminar in Cultural History

Modern Design History Seminar

Seminar in New York & American Material Culture

Trehan Lecture in the Arts of the Islamic World

Library Lecture

Indigenous Arts in Transition Seminar

Book Arts Seminar

New Media Seminar

The Joan Stacke Graham Lectures

Museum Conversations

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