Lecture: “Bauhaus Translated : Transcultural Encounters with the Avant-garde school”

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 1:30pm

Dr. Regina Bittner will give a talk on the global impact of the Bauhaus. She is the Head of the Academy of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and responsible for the conception and teaching of the postgraduate programs for design, Bauhaus and architectural research. 

Bittner has curated numerous exhibitions on the Bauhaus and the cultural history of modernism. Her work focuses on: international architecture and urban research, modernity and migration, cultural history of modernity and heritage studies. The results of her research and teaching are published in numerous publications. She studied cultural sciences and art history at the University of Leipzig and holds a doctorate from the Institute of European Ethnology of the Humboldt University Berlin.

This program is part of the Year of German-American Friendship initiated by the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

Co-organized with Northwestern University and Elmhurst College

Free with museum admission or current membership