Speaker Series Archive

Recent participants in these events have included: Artists: Vito Acconci, Thomas Aprile, Emma Amos, Laurie Anderson, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Signe Baumane, Peter Campus, Annie Cohen-Solal, Victoria Cooke, Renee Cox, Hans Breder, Larry Brown, Margaret Cogswell, Lisa Gail Collins, Steve Currie, Robert Dash, Ricardo Dominguez, Anoka Faruquee, Sarah Ferguson, Eric Fischl, Coco Fischl, Leon Golub, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Richard Haas, Julie Heffernan, Sjoerd Hofstra, Alfredo Jaar, Edgar Jerins, Reuben Kadish, Bing Lee, Howard McCaleb, Tom McDonough, Arnold Mesches, Kay Miller, Elizabeth Murray, Robert Natkin, Max Page, Phillip Pearlstein, Lisa Platt, Carl Pope, RTMark.com, Juan Sanchez, Joel Shapiro, Ed Smith, Kikki Smith, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Philip Pearlstein, and visiting artists from the People’s Republic of China Yang Yanping and Zeng Shanqing, Linda Weintraub, Bonnie Yochelson; Art Dealer, George Adams; Ann Cook, Director of the Willard Gallery; Geno Rodriguez, Director of the Alternative Museum; Judith Solodkin, Director, Solo Impressions, Gary Sangster, curator at the New Museum; Craig Zammiello, master printer at Universal Editions Ltd.; Amy Baker, former President of Artforum; Robert Storr, painter, writer, critic and formerly Chief Curator at the Museum of Modern Art; artist-critic Stephen Westfall; Critics John Perrault; Maurice Berger, Suzi Gablik, Linda Nochlin, Holland Cotter; Theorists/writers Geoff Batchen, Judith Butler, Jaques Derrida, Donna Haraway, Katherine Hayles, Andreas Huyssen, Kobena Mercer, Jose Munoz, W.J.T Mitchell, and many others. 

In addition, other academic programs, especially the Humanities Institute, offer a variety of lectures, seminars, and activities of special interest to art students.