Bard High School Early College Manhattan

Deans' Hour Lecture Series

A Weekly Guest Lecture and Performance Series

Wednesday afternoons, 2:30 to 3:20 PM unless noted otherwise

The 2017-2018 Lecture Series

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September 13
“Plato’s Retreat:  The Allegory of the Cave, Digitized”
Professor Bruce Matthews, Social Studies Faculty
Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

September 29 (11:45am)
“Death and Friendship in the Iliad
Professor David Clark, World Languages Faculty
Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

October 4
"The Genesis of the Canon and the Canonical Status of Genesis; or, is Eve to be Blamed or Celebrated?"
Professor Bruce Matthews, Social Studies Faculty
Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

October 6*
“Archeology of Ancient Cities”  
Professor Uzma Rizvi
Pratt Institute
*11:45 AM

October 18
“An American in Mzansi: Lessons on navigating politics, social justice and sexuality in South Africa”
Professor Rachael Gibson, Health Faculty
Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

October 20*
“On Jazz Diplomacy and Race Relations in the United States”
James Ketterer, Dean of International Studies
Bard Annandale; Director, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program
*12:40 PM [POSTPONED]

October 25
“On Darwin”
Professor Rachel Kennedy, Science Faculty
Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

November 1
“White supremacy and the Distribution of Legal Authority in America”
Professor Anna Lind-Guzik, Judith S. Kaye Visiting Professor in Humanities and the Law

November 3*
“On Du Bois”
Professor Kirin Wachter-Grene
New York University
*12:40 PM

November 15
“A Libertarian Perspective”
Deroy Murdock, Journalist

November 29
“Origins and Adaptations: The FHA and Multi-Family Housing in Queens”
Nick Shatan’10, K’18
Planning and Knowledge Capture Coordinator at MIT CoLab

December 6
“Science Fiction and Classical Literature, Olaf Stapledon: posthuman tragedy”
Professor Samuel Cooper
Language Faculty, BHSEC Queens

December 13
“Feeding the World, Feeding Ourselves”
Rene Marion
Director of Education, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

 

Archived Lectures: 2015-2016