Edwidge Danticat ’90 comes to campus to launch the Distinguished Alumna Speaker Series and discuss how peril and risk can ignite the artistic process.
Readings by Polly Devlin, Saskia Hamilton, and Nick Laird.
Students of the Barnard Music Department join the Opera Company of Brooklyn in bringing to life Henry Purcell’s baroque masterpiece.
Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton University and current President of the American Historical Association, offers a trenchant defense of humanistic scholarship as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.
Ten years after the events of September 11, an international group of artists, writers, and activists gather to explore the effects of catastrophe and discuss creative responses to disaster.
Professor Helene Foley of Barnard's department of Classics and Ancient Studies, explores the ways in which Julie Ward Howe reimagines this famous Greek tragedy.
Main speakers: Marie Hélène Brousse, Pierre-Gilles Gueguen, and Eric Laurent