Other Study Opportunities

Chinua Achebe Center for African Writers and Artists

Visiting writers, artists, and scholars take part in readings, discussions, and performances at the Achebe Center, which honors the legacy of Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature, who taught at Bard from 1990 to 2009. The Achebe Center's director, Binyavanga Wainaina, is a Kenyan writer and journalist who received the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing. Undergraduate students at Bard participate in numerous Achebe Center projects, including facilitating events; helping with all aspects of book and chapbook editing and publication; and working with writer/artist residency projects and a new creative writing program.

Academic Calendar

Upcoming Dates


Thursday, November 27, 2014 – Sunday, November 30, 2014

Thanksgiving Recess

Recess Begins at 5:00 p.m. on November 26 Monday, December 1, 2014

Senior Projects Due

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Advising Day

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Registration for Spring Classes Opens