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"Prosthetic Gods: Finance & the Future," from the Hannah Arendt Center
"We yearn to control and master the future, and one corollary of that is our deep wish to cede control over our lives to the hyper-rationality, objectivity, and reliability of machines," writes Arendt Center director Roger Berkowitz.
Contemporaneous Rising! Student Musicians and Composers Impress Audience with Original Works
Members of the student ensemble Contemporaneous wowed the audience with their Roots Run Deep concert last night. The event featured Bard student musicians and composers.
|09-23-2011||Bard Senior Close-Up: Soccer Player and Economics Major Kim Larie Sets Her Sights on Law School|
Political Cartoons of 1912 Presidential Race Exhibited at Stevenson Library
As we gear up for the 2012 elections, the political cartoons of the 1912 presidential race with Theodore Roosevelt have a particular resonance. On display now at Bard's Stevenson Library.
|09-20-2011||Listening to the Heart and Mind: Bill T. Jones Reflects on Residency at Bard, in The Bardian|
A Bardian at the Emmy Awards
Bard alumnus Todd Haynes was well rewarded at the 2011 Emmy Awards; he directed multiple-award-winning HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce.
Bard Professor and Acclaimed Author Norman Manea Joins Great Britain's Prestigious Royal Society of Literature
The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) of Great Britain has invited renowned Romanian émigré author and Bard College writer in residence Norman Manea to become a Fellow of RSL. The Royal Society of Literature was founded by King George IV in 1820, to “reward literary merit and excite literary talent.” Manea is the first Romanian writer to be honored by the prestigious British institution.
Bard Conservatory Receives $9.2 Million Gift From Laszlo Z. Bito for New Teaching and Performance Building
The Bard College Conservatory of Music has received a generous $9.2 million gift from Bard alumnus Laszlo Z. Bito, class of 1960, for the construction of The Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Conservatory Building. This state-of-the-art teaching and performance facility addresses the growing needs of the Conservatory, brought on by its fivefold growth since its founding in 2005. With an anticipated completion date of January 2013, the building is scheduled to begin construction in October. The design of the building, by Deborah Berke & Partners Architects in New York City, supports the Conservatory's dedication to providing top-level musical training in the context of a liberal arts education. A groundbreaking ceremony for The Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Conservatory Building will take place on Saturday, October 29 at 11:30 a.m., adjacent to the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Center at Bard College.
Bard Photography Professor An-My Le Captures the U.S. Navy, in The Bardian.
Professor Le on "making photographs that are layered with suggestions and meanings."
Bard's First-Year Seminar Fall Series Explores "Self And Society in the Liberal Arts"
On five Monday afternoons, from September 12 through November 28, Bard's fall 2011 First-Year Seminar program, "Self and Society in the Liberal Arts," offers a series of lectures and related events. All the events are free and open to the public and begin at 4:45 p.m. in Sosnoff Theater in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts.
Student Filmmakers Asked Community Members to Share Their 9/11 Stories; This Is What They Said
This Sunday, Bard will host a screening of 9/11 Ten Years Later, followed by a panel discussion.
Bard Student Joins Fight Against Leprosy
Bard College lacrosse player Stephanie LaMont gives back by working with the Bard Leprosy Relief Project in a Nepali village over the summer.
Leading Journalists, Scholars, and Publishers to Take Part in Journalism Seminar Series at Bard College this September
This September, the Bard Free Press, Bard College’s student newspaper, and the Bard Center for Civic Engagement present the Free Press Journalism Seminar Series, featuring leading journalists, newspaper publishers, writers, and scholars discussing the state of journalism today, from the role of journalists in society to ways of becoming a journalist.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Farewell Tour at Bard
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company will perform at the Bard Fisher Center this weekend, Sept. 9–11, as part of its final world tour. This is the last opportunity to see the company in the Hudson Valley before it disbands in December.
Zipcar Comes to Bard Campus This Fall!
Starting Monday students, faculty, and staff will have access to shared cars 24/7. Go green!
Posse Opens in New Orleans; Bard, Tulane Become First Partners
Bard has partnered with the Posse Foundation's New Orleans program to identify outstanding student leaders in the city and bring them to Annandale on scholarship.
|09-01-2011||"A Happy Birthday Is Compulsory": Prof. Norman Manea at 75|
|09-01-2011||A Bard Perspective on Military Life: Three Alums Tell Their Stories (in the Bardian)|
Making Everyone a Poet: Professor Robert Kelly Celebrates 50 Years of His "Secret Agenda" at Bard
Roughly half a century after first arriving, as a budding “scientist of totality,” to teach and abide at Bard College, Robert Kelly ambled with ursine grace across the stage in Olin Auditorium and assumed the lectern. Dusk was gathering on a chilly evening, and the enthusiastic crowd—consisting of colleagues, students, administrators, and various representatives of the arts intelligentsia from surrounding communities and farther afield—was there to celebrate his eternally youthful tenure as Bard’s unofficial poet in residence.
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