History professor Joel Kaye has received the 2015 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History, awarded by the American Philosophical Society, for his book A History of Balance, 1250-1375 (Cambridge University Press, 2014).
The latest book by history professor Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Beacon Press, 2015) sheds new light on an often-overlooked activist movement of the mid-20th century—that of African American domestic workers.
An excerpt from Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement, a new book by Associate Professor of History Premilla Nadasen, was recently featured on Salon.
Barnard professors deliver sold-out lectures in bars as part of popular Raising the Bar event.
A Class by Herself, a new book by Nancy Woloch, adjunct history professor at Barnard, delves into the history of protective laws for women workers.
As they prepare to retire, education professor Lee Anne Bell and history professor Herbert Sloan reflect on their careers.
Barnard students quoted in New York Times article about the recent research presentation
Professor Herbert Sloan says it’s time to expand our idea of what American history is.
Innovative teaching approach integrates role-play, competition, and public speaking