The class “Romare Bearden: Home is Harlem” was taught in partnership with the Studio Museum in Harlem.
Students in the class “Freestyle and Displacement in Contemporary Art Practices” explored their own subjectivities in ways that intersected with the concepts examined by the artists in the museum.
Nineteen students spent the spring semester exploring how James Baldwin’s work examined “the changing geography of Harlem around race, sexuality, gender, religion, and American power."
In 2017, Barnard will offer a class in partnership with the Apollo called “Black Women, Performance, and the Politics of Style.”
Students pored over personal diaries, typescript manuscripts, and photo albums from the poet, playwright, novelist, and black feminist Ntozake Shange ’70 as part of a course on digital storytelling.
Columbia University confers an alumni medal on Barnard’s Elaine Schlozman Chapnick '61.
Turman won one of the library's 2015-16 research awards.
A class on art, activism, and social justice during the Harlem Renaissance, taught by English professor Monica Miller, examined formal and informal theatre.
Make Some Noise - A Celebration of Women and Music.