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"We don't have pep rallies, we have Homer readings."
Bard High School Early College takes on The Iliad in an all-day marathon reading.
The Bard Center for Environmental Policy Announces National Climate Seminar Spring Speaker Line-up
The spring 2012 National Climate Seminar series includes Jon Shenk, Anthony Leiserowitz, Billy Parrish, Cynthia Rosenzweig and more!
American Christmas Cards, 1900-1960, on View at the Bard Graduate Center
From September 21 to December 31, 2011, the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture (BGC) presents American Christmas Cards, 1900-1960 in our Focus Gallery. The exhibition has been organized by Kenneth L. Ames, member of the BGC faculty, working in collaboration with graduate students. This is the first exhibition to study the images on American Christmas cards of the 20th century, and it serves as an introduction to a large artifactual and aesthetic field that until now has been largely unexplored.
Duncan Hannah '75 Receives Guggenheim Fellowship for Fine Arts
Artist Duncan Hannah '75 has been exhibiting his paintings in the U.S. and England since 1980. This year he received a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for his work!
Thirty Bard Student Athletes Make Liberty League Fall All-Academic Teams
Bard student athletes are once again recognized for academic excellence. Thirty students have been named to the Liberty League Fall All-Academic Teams, including 11 from the Bard men's soccer team.
The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College Awarded $425K NEH Challenge Grant
We are thrilled to announce that the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College has been awarded a prestigious NEH Challenge grant of $425,000. The grant, which requires recipients to match funds on a three-to-one basis, will help raise a $1.7 million endowment for the Center over the next four years.
Citizen Science Program Expands in 2012!
Bard's Citizen Science educational programs for area schoolchildren taught by Bard's first-year students and Citizen Science faculty will expand to include five school districts, with more than 1,500 local children participating.
Taliesin Gilkes-Bower '10 of NY Record Label Dutty Artz Brings Tropical Sensibility to his Creative Space in Queens
Karma Loop's "Creative Spaces" series profiles Bard alumnus Taliesin Gilkes-Bower '10. The DJ, author, and music producer introduces us to his home and studio, and his creative process.
Alumnus Max Yeston '08 in His Own Words
Bard art history alumnus Max Yeston '08 brings his passion for historic preservation to graduate work at Columbia University.
Bard Conservatory Announces Winners of the Seventh Annual Concerto Competition Finals
The seventh annual Concerto Competition, presented by The Bard College Conservatory of Music, took place at Bard College with a preliminary round on Saturday, November 19, and a final round on Sunday, November 20. The eight finalists performed in the Sosnoff Theater of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, competing for the opportunity to perform with the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra and the American Symphony Orchestra.
Bard College Students Take the Stage in Music, Theater, and Dance
The Fisher Center e-Newsletter features a number of exciting student performances coming up in December.
Exhibit RETROACTIVE by Greek Artist Antonis Pittas Uses CCS Bard Space as Springboard for Site-Specific Installation
The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) is proud to present RETROACTIVE, an exhibition of site-specific works by Greek artist Antonis Pittas. This installation adds to the ongoing dialogue explored in his 2010 and 2011 exhibits Untitled (this is a historic opportunity for us) at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, and shame on you, at the Annet Gelink Gallery in Amsterdam, where Pittas lives and works.
The Bard College Debate Union Wins Big, Mentors Local High School Team
The Bard College Debate Union has enjoyed a highly successful fall semester, accruing 14 total awards and making it onto the top-20 national list of novice policy debate. The Bard team has also helped the Red Hook High School to establish its own thriving debate program.
Elisabeth Young-Bruehl Speaks about Hannah Arendt, of Whom She Was Both a Student and a Biographer
In light of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's recent and untimely passing, the Hannah Arendt Center offers two clips of the scholar discussing Hannah Arendt and her work.
Asia Embraces Biofuels: Melissa Provinsal EP '12 Blogs on Biomass Workshop in Vietnam
A student of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy travels to Hanoi, Vietnam to explore the region's bio-energy production
Artisans Impress at Bard College Craft Fair
Outstanding student and local artists made today's eighth annual Bard College craft fair unforgettable!
Bard Center for Curatorial Studies Observes Day Without Art and World AIDS Day with Screenings of the Film Untitled
CCS Bard observes the 22nd Day With(out) Art, taking place on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2011, by participating in the national, simultaneous, free screenings of Untitled, a film by Jim Hodges, Encke King, and Carlos Marques da Cruz.
Bard Senior Stergios Mentesidis Named Academic All-American in Men's Soccer
Bard senior Stergios Mentesidis became the first Bard student-athlete to ever earn Academic All-District honors, and on Tuesday, he became Bard's first-ever national Academic All-American, earning third team honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and Capital One.
Don't miss the Bard Conservatory of Music Orchestra featuring acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk and conducted by president Botstein!
This Sunday matinee performance includes works by Beethoven, Mahler, and Ives.
Bard Student Saim Saeed Awarded Highest Honor at West Point's Student Conference on U.S. Affairs
Bard College junior Saim Saeed '13 of Karachi, Pakistan, has won the 63rd annual Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA) award. The largest and most prestigious conference of its kind in the world, SCUSA is four-day conference hosted by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
"Climate Policy Down Under" on the Bard Center for Environmental Policy Blog
Bard CEP graduate students and Director Goodstein spoke with Seb Henbest this past week, manager of Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s operations in Australia, as part of the ongoing National Climate Seminar series.
The Bard Equestrian Team Shows Its Stuff at Last Weekend's Steven's/WPU Competition
The Bard Equestrian Team's Facebook page features photography from many of their autumn competitions, including last weekend's Steven's/WPU contest.
Announcing Student Performances in December
Mark your calendars! Bard students take the stage in music, theater, and dance in December performance series.
Bard Center for Environmental Policy Students Link Science and Policy at New York Environmental Conference
Bard CEP first-year graduate students attended NYSERDA‘s Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation, and Protection in New York: “Linking Science and Policy” conference in Albany yesterday. The conference provided students with an opportunity to make connections with professionals in the environmental field and pursue internship opportunities for next year.
Bard College Debate Union Asks, "Would You Occupy Wall Street?"
Bard College Debate Union public debate series looks at the movement on its two-month anniversary.
Varsity Baseball Returns to Bard for First Time Since 1937!
Baseball is back! A generous gift will allow the school to build a baseball facility on campus. The size of the gift, the name of the donor, and the site of field are to be announced. A coach has been hired and the recruiting efforts have already begun. It is hoped that Bard's first varsity baseball season since 1937 will launch in the spring of 2013.
Arendt Center Director Roger Berkowitz on the Spirit of Revolution
Hannah Arendt wrote that "The end of rebellion is liberation, while the end of revolution is the foundation of freedom." Arendt Center director Roger Berkowitz unpacks Arendt's words and explores the spirit of revolution today.
What Would You Tell the World's Seven-Billionth Person?
What would you tell the world's seven-billionth person so that he or she could be a responsible citizen? The Center for Civic Engagement sponsors an essay contest for students in Bard's network of institutions.
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I Was Just Following Orders ...
Is following orders no matter what just human nature? Bard psychology professor Kristin Lane discusses in the Hannah Arendt Center blog.
Professor Bradford Morrow's New E-Book Released Today!
Bard literature professor and Conjunctions editor Bradford Morrow's novella Fall of the Birds e-book just released today! Watch book trailer via Open Road Media.
Alumnus at the Bottom of the World
Ever wondered what it's like working in subzero temperatures to repair a radio telescope that weighs half a million pounds? Chris Kendall '82 has done just that, and will share his experience working at the Amunsen Scott Station in Antarctica on Nov. 10, 7–9 pm, in Olin 102.
Mentesidis Earns Capital One Academic All-District Honors
Soccer player and economics-mathematics double major Stergios Mentesidis is the first Bard student athlete to ever win Capital One Academic All-District honors. Well done, Stergios!
Congrats to Bard High School Early Colleges on their 10-year anniversary!
Take a look at photos from last week's breakfast event celebrating the milestone.
Chemistry Professor Craig Anderson Wins Prestigious Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
Congratulations to Bard chemistry prof. Craig Anderson, who has received the prestigious Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for 2011, providing a research grant of $60,000!
Annual Bard Fiction Prize Awarded to Benjamin Hale
The Annual Bard Fiction Prize has been awarded to Benjamin Hale for his debut novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore. Hale will receive a $30,000 award and join Bard as writer in residence for the spring 2012 semester.
Faculty and Student Collaboration Subject of Bach Among Us Documentary
Put the audience on the stage and the dancers among the seating, craft original choreography with classical and modern elements, and set it all to Bach's Goldberg Variations ... for a string trio. Watch as this documentary short film follows Bard artists—students and faculty—working on Bach Among Us, a collaborative dance and music project that challenges performers and viewers alike.
Don't miss writer in residence Edie Meidav reading from novel Lola, California on Monday!
On Monday, October 31, at Bard College, Bard College writer in residence Edie Meidav will read from her highly praised recent novel, Lola, California. Meidav is the winner of the 2006 Bard Fiction Prize and author of Crawl Space and The Far Field. In praise of Lola, California, the New Yorker wrote, “Meidav captures the self-indulgence of adolescent friendship and the tension underlying familial bonds, languidly teasing out the surprising secrets of the past.”
Farm to Table to Farm Fundraiser
Today: Don't miss the "Farm to Table to Farm" dinner at 4pm. Support Hudson Valley farmers recovering from Hurricane Irene!
American Ballet Theatre Returns to the Hudson Valley this Weekend
American Ballet Theatre is recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Few ballet companies equal ABT for its combination of size, scope, and outreach. Recognized as a living national treasure since its founding in 1940, ABT annually tours the United States, performing for more than 600,000 people, and is the only major cultural institution to do so.
"Small World, Green World: Chevy, Clean Energy, and Maine Housing," by Bard CEP Director Eban Goodstein
You may ask: what is a car company doing spending money on carbon reduction projects? Welcome to the fascinating new world of business sustainability.
Bard Alumni Basketball Games Turn Out to Be Overtime Thrillers!
The Bard College Men's Basketball Alumni games turned out to be thrillers last weekend. In the first game, which pitted the current team against a team of alumni, the alumni jumped out to an 18-6 lead, then faded a bit as the teams went into halftime tied at 23-23.
Hot off the Presses: New Issue of Conjunctions
The latest issue of Bard's literary magazine Conjunctions explores family in all its permutations, with new work by Rae Armantrout, Ann Beattie, Elizabeth Hand, Noy Holland, Robert Kelly, Rick Moody, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Orner, Octavio Paz, and Karen Russell.
Bard Tennis Players Provide Clinic for Local Cub Scouts
The Bard College men's and women's tennis teams recently hosted Cub Scout Pack 28 from Rhinebeck, N.Y. The clinic gave the scouts the opportunity to earn 'belt loops' in tennis, according to Den Master Kevin Smith.
Greenstein's Legacy Will Go Beyond Basketball
Bard basketball player's legacy includes establishment of weekly clinic and summer camp for kids.
Don't Miss "New Frontiers in Human Rights Law" Symposium
Bard's Human Rights Project and the Hannah Arendt Center, with the help of trustee Peter Maguire '88, present a two-day symposium on the unsettled status of international human rights law. "New Frontiers in Human Rights Law" will take place Oct. 24–25, and feature a keynote address by Guardian and Observer writer Ed Vulliamy, as well as panel discussions exploring many aspects of human rights law.
Bard Professor Susan Fox Rogers Launches New Book My Reach: A Hudson River Memoir
Book launch reception and book talk on October 16 in Beacon, N.Y.
New Albion Records and The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts Present "The Music of Lou Harrison"
Saturday Night Performance Includes Solo to Anthony Cirone, Suite for Violin and American Gamelan, and La Koro Sutro, Performed by 100-Voice Chorus, Violin, American Gamelan, Harp and Pump Organ.
Is Internet Access a Human Right?
Find out at Bard's next public debate on Oct. 28. Bard vs. Bard!
What Would Hannah Arendt Say about Occupy Wall Street?
The first installment of a two part blog post about Occupy Wall Street by Hannah Arendt Center Associate Fellow, Kieran Bonner.
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