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Thursday, February 5, 2015, 4:00 pm - The Bakken Trio and Friends. Performance of Arnold Schönberg’s Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night). Discussion to follow. Cosponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study -- Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop Auditorium


Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, 4:00 pm – Christian Karner, Associate Professor, Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham. "Signs of the Nation: Resisting Globalization?"- 710 Social Sciences, West Bank


Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:30 pm- Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, Univ. of Texas, Austin: "Emperor Rudolf II and the Mysterious Obsession of Collecting" - 1210 Heller Hall, West Bank


Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 7:30 pm- Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History, Univ. of Pennsylvania:"Maximilian I, Charles V, and the Formation of the Habsburg Monarchy"-1210 Heller Hall, West Bank


Friday, March 13, 2015, 12:15 pm- Jessica Keating, Assistant Professor of Art History, Carleton College: "Collecting Exotica at Early Modern Habsburg Courts" (Co-sponsored by the Center for Early Modern History, and Dept. of Art History) -1210 Heller Hall, West Bank


Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 4:00 -5:30 pm-Benjamin Frommer, History, Northwestern University: "The Last Jews: Intermarried Families in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia”710 Social Sciences Sci., West Bank

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:30 pm- Eike D. Schmidt, James Ford BellCurator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Minneapolis Institute of Arts: "Empire & Enlightenment: Sculpture and Decorative Arts in 18th-Century Vienna" -1210 Heller Hall, West Bank

Saturday, April 25th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Teacher Workshop on World War I in the Classroom and the Armenian Genocide. Held jointly by the Center for Austrian Studies and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies - 1210 and 1229 Heller Hall, West Bank


Thursday, April 30th, 4:00 pm – Carl Neumayr, BMWF Fellow: "Professor as Profession: A Review of Faculty Surveys, 1960s-Present" - 710 Social Sciences, West Bank