James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series 

In honor of James C. Chace and his commitment to exchange and engagement, our Speaker Series explores today's pressing issues with today's leading experts. These events are free and open to the public by RSVP.


  Thursday, December 18, 2008

The Great Inflation: The Impact on Globalization106152

Robert Samuelson, Columnist for the Washington Post and Newsweek, and author of The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

  Monday, November 24, 2008

Presidential Administration Transitions: Public Service during Periods of Change106020

Campus Center, Multipurpose Room  Presidential Administration Transitions:
Public Service during Periods of Change

Bard Globalization and International Affairs (BGIA) Director Carter Page will discuss the internal dynamics of presidential transition teams during the change of administrations and the roles of individual participants in these processes.

The presentation will include a discussion of the opportunities that these changes offer for junior personnel within a new administration as well as steps BGIA is taking to adapt to the opportunities that the 2008 election has created for the next generation of foreign policy practitioners.

Monday, November 24, 7:00 p.m.
Bertelsmann Campus Center MPR

Carter Page previously worked with the Clinton Administration transition team in 1992-1993 while serving as a Research Fellow on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) on Capitol Hill.  During his Fellowship, HASC Chairman Les Aspin was selected by President Clinton as the Secretary of Defense in December 1992.  From May 1993 – December 1994, Carter went on to serve as the Arms Control Action Officer for Counterproliferation Policy in the Nuclear Affairs and International Negotiations Branch of the Navy Staff in the Pentagon.

  Thursday, November 13, 2008


Steve LeVine, Correspondent in BusinessWeek’s Washington Bureau and author of Putin’s Labyrinth: Spies, Murder, and the Dark Heart of the New Russia 

  Thursday, October 23, 2008

Foreign Policy in Campaign 2008105105

116 E. 55th St. New York, NY  Christopher Cox, John McCain's presidential campaign's New York Executive Director; Edward Cox, John McCain's presidential campaign's New York Chairman; Jeh Johnson, Foreign policy adviser for Barack Obama's presidential campaign and member of Barack Obama's national finance committee; Josh Rothstein, Volunteer for Barack Obama for America Foreign Policy Team

  Thursday, October 16, 2008

War for Wealth106715

Gabor Steingart, Senior Correspondent, Der Spiegel and author of The War for Wealth: The True Story of Globalization, or Why the Flat World is Broken

  Thursday, October 2, 2008

Implications of Globalization106712

Robert Shapiro, Former Undersecretary of Commerce and author of Futurecast: How Superpowers, Populations, and Globalization Will Change the Way You Live and Work 

  Monday, September 22, 2008

Global Issues and Values-Based Foreign Policy106707

Paula Dobriansky, Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

  Thursday, September 18, 2008

Leadership in International Affairs106709

Ted Sorensen, Special Counsel and Adviser to President John F. Kennedy and author Counselor: A Life at the Edge of History 

  Thursday, September 11, 2008

The Second World106703

Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative and Senior Research Fellow in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and author of The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order 

  Friday, May 23, 2008

Moving out of Bard Hall103397

  Thursday, May 22, 2008

BGIA Graduation103396

  Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Advising & Registration for Fall 2008103395

  Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Has Multiculturalism Failed?104479

Ian Buruma, Henry R. Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights, and Journalism, Bard College; Author, Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance and Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of its Enemies. Paul Scheffer, Professor of Urban Sociology, University of Amserdam; Author, The Multicultural Drama.

  Saturday, March 29, 2008

Spring Recess103393

  Friday, March 28, 2008

Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due Moderation Papers due103392

  Thursday, March 27, 2008

Pakistan: What Happens Now104259

Arif Jamal, Lahore based scholar and journalist; Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University. Robert Templer, Director, Asia Programs, International Crisis Group

  Friday, March 21, 2008

Spring Recess105500

  Thursday, February 21, 2008

Venture Philanthropy: Can Social Investors Transform Nonprofits?104115

Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green; Beth Cohen, Senior Director, Global Philanthropists Circle, Synergos; Diana Ayton-Shenker, President, Global Momenta, Senior Fellow, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program

  Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Drop/Add Period Ends103391

  Thursday, January 31, 2008

Can the CIA Get it Right?104260

Tim Weiner, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist at the New York Times, author of the books Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA and Betrayal: The Story of Aldrich Ames: An American Spy

  Tuesday, January 29, 2008

First Day of Classes and Internships103390

  Saturday, January 26, 2008

First Day of Classes105485

  Saturday, January 26, 2008

First Day of Classes105486

  Saturday, January 26, 2008

First Day of Classes105487

  Saturday, January 26, 2008

First Day of Classes105498

  Sunday, January 20, 2008

Orientation Week103389

  Sunday, January 20, 2008

Arrival Day for all Students103388

  Friday, January 18, 2008

Arrival Day for All Students105274

Sunday, January 18, 2009