This Year’s Seminar Series at the BGC

Posted in lectures (to attend), Member News by Editor on September 3, 2011

The Bard Graduate Center’s 2011-2012 Seminar Series looks especially promising. The following is a selection of eighteenth-century topics, while the full program is available here

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Bard Graduate Center Seminar Series
New York, 2011-2012

Bard Graduate Center, West 86 Street, New York, NY. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

October 11
Florian Knothe (Curator of European Glass, Corning Museum of Glass)
Beyond the Old Silk Road: International Influences in Glassmaking in the 18th and 19th Centuries

October 25
Sylvain Cordier (Independent Scholar)
Bellangé, Ebénistes à Paris: A History of Taste in Early Nineteenth-Century France

February 22
Robert Stein (Museum Information Systems, Indianapolis Museum of Art)
Conversation and Collaboration: Strategies to Cultivate Meaningful Engagement with Cultural Audiences

February 28
Kristel Smentek (Architecture, MIT)
Encountering Asia in Eighteenth-Century France

March 13
Sussan Babaie (Art History, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich)
Nadir Shah’s Delhi Loot and the Eighteenth-Century Exotics of Empire

April 3
Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell (Independent Curator)
When Fashion Set Sail: Maritime Modes in Pre-Revolutionary France

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