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This Month at Bard Graduate Center

Another academic year has closed and Bard Graduate Center once again celebrates the outstanding achievements of our latest graduates—fifteen master’s degree students who presented their qualifying papers and five doctoral candidates who successfully completed their dissertations. We wish them success as they embark on the next phase of their careers.

In the Gallery, the Focus Project series continues with exhibitions on Franz Boas and his collaborator George Hunt, and the graphic designer Jan Tschichold, who defined the “New Typography” movement of the interwar period. Also on view is A View from the Jeweler’s Bench. If you haven’t yet, please stop by before they close on July 7.

Read on for more Bard Graduate Center news.
 
  Research and Academic Programs
 
Commencement 2019
Master’s degree students and doctoral candidates received their degrees at commencement on May 25. Read more.
Faculty News
BGC faculty are travelling around the world participating in conferences and fellowships. Read about their activities here.
 
Whitman Digital Interactive
The Grolier Club’s Walt Whitman exhibition features a digital interactive developed by Bard Graduate Center’s Jesse Merandy and students. Read more.
Horowitz Book Prize
Cheryl Finley’s Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon is the winner of the 2018 Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Book Prize. Read more.
 
 
  Upcoming Events
 

Ice Cream Social
June 22, 12:00 to 4:00 pm


Featuring free ice cream treats from Brooklyn’s own Van Leeuwen ice cream company (vegan options available!), the afternoon’s festivities will include making and reading room activities, gallery tours, and special events for the whole family. Register here.

Kids’ Workshop: The Redhawk Native American Arts Council
June 22, 12:30 and 2:30 pm


During this workshop, young people learn about the traditional and social styles of different Native American dances, as well as each dance’s origin and significance. Register here.
 
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Since its opening in 1993, Bard Graduate Center has brought scholars and artists together to explore the human past. Read more.