Rickie Solinger, Dorian Warren, and Kimberley Johnson discuss the legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s epic New Deal reforms, and today’s need for similar programs to address the challenges of the 21st century.
Barnard’s 23rd Medieval and Renaissance Conference takes up the question of how writers, artists, historians, scientists, and the masses imagined and plotted the future and the unknown.
To celebrate Constitution Day, Herbert Sloan will explore Thomas Jefferson’s ideas about constitutions and why they have not won favor with most Americans, either in Jefferson's own lifetime or in the present day.
In light of Independence Day, history professor vets historical accuracy of pop songs.
Anindita Banerjee will discuss two translations of an unusual text of the 15th century — the travelogue of a Russian merchant, which is punctuated and even overwhelmed by its religious invocations to Allah and the Prophet Mohammed.
Dance historian quoted in The Washington Post.
Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.
SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.
For The New York Times, Prof. José C. Moya discusses "Amerindian immigration from Latin America."
Lily Koppel ’03 may have been just “moon dust”— as she jokes— during the great age of space exploration, but in her second book, The Astronaut Wives Club, the 32-year-old author deftly transports readers through that era, navigating territory that has seldom been traversed.
“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.