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Bard College’s First-Year Seminar Spring Series Explores “Self and Society in the Liberal Arts”
Events Include Lecture on January 30 by New Yorker Book Critic and Harvard University Professor James Wood and a Concert on February 20, featuring Bard President Leon Botstein and Students of The Bard College Conservatory of Music
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—On six Monday afternoons from January 30 through May 7, Bard’s spring 2012 First-Year Seminar program, “Self and Society in the Liberal Arts,” offers a series of lectures, concerts, film screenings, and roundtable discussions. All the events are free and open to the public and, except for the February 6 film screening, begin at 4:45 p.m. in Sosnoff Theater in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts.
First-Year Seminar at Bard College is a required two-semester program for first-year students that introduces them to important intellectual, artistic, and cultural traditions, and to methods of studying those traditions. The lecture series provides a public forum for students, the public, and leading scholars and artists to explore contemporary and relevant issues, as well as the latest scholarship on enduring questions. No reservations are necessary. For information or directions to the Fisher Center, call 845-758-7900. For information about First-Year Seminar at Bard, visit inside.bard.edu/fys.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Roundtable on the State of the Humanities
Geoffrey Harpham, National Humanities Center, and Mark Taylor, Columbia University
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This event was last updated on 01-26-2012