From the Bard Graduate Center:
The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, is hosting a four week summer institute in July 2013 in the study of American Material Culture: Nineteenth-Century New York. The institute will focus on the material culture of the nineteenth century, using New York as its case study. For more information on the scope of the program, projects, and the application process please visit the program website. The deadline for application is March 4, 2013.