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Bard Graduate Center’s 2015–16 Seminar Series

Posted in lectures (to attend) by Editor on October 3, 2015

Here are some of the highlights that might be of particularly relevant for eighteenth-century studies, though be sure to have a look at the full schedule. -CH

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2015–16 Seminar Series
Bard Graduate Center, New York

RSVP is required. For general information or to reserve your place, please visit us online, email academicevents@bgc.bard.edu, or call 212.501.3019.

 BGCTV. All events listed below will be live-streamed on BGC’s online live-streaming channel. The live-streaming of our research events reflects Bard Graduate Center’s commitment to making our innovative programming more widely available and so shaping the global discourse about the cultural history of the material world.

October 6, 6–7:30pm
Susan Hunter
MA Candidate, Bard Graduate Center; Associate Director, Winston Art Group
“Case Study: Sir Thomas Hanmer’s Silver Gilt Sideboard Dish in the Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York”

October 13, 6–7:30pm
Anne Higonnet
Professor of Art History, Barnard College, Columbia University
“A Digital Enlightenment: Experiments in the Teaching of Eighteenth-Century Decorative Arts”

November 10, 12–1:30pm
Tian Chun
Associate Professor, Art and Design History, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts; Visiting Fellow, Bard Graduate Center
“Parasols and Pagodas: Lacquer Furniture and East West Exchange in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries”

January 26, 6–7:30pm
Robert Wellington
Lecturer, Center for Art History and Art Theory, Australian National University
“Sun King to Moon King: Emulating the Grand Siècle in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

March 2, 12–1:30pm
Margaret Holben Ellis
Eugene Thaw Professor of Paper Conservation, New York University; Director, Thaw Conservation Center, Morgan Library and Museum
“Paper is Part of the Picture”

March 22, 6–7:30pm
Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk
Head, Glasmuseum Hentrich
“The Meaning of Glass: What Do People Think When They Think About Glass?”

March 29, 6–7:30pm
Anne T. Gerritsen
Associate Professor of History, University of Warwick
“‘The best Rubarbe is that which is brought from China fresh and newe’: Rhubarb and the Imagination of China in European Visual Print Culture, 1500–1850”

April 5, 5:30–7pm
Giorgio Riello
Professor of Global History and Culture, Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick
“Global Things: Trade and Material Culture in the First age of Globalization, c. 1500–1800”

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