Emily Wilson discusses the challenges of re-translating Homer, one of the most violent authors of all time.
French professor reviews a new anthology of 18th century French poetry
Current members of Barnard's Creative Writing Faculty read from their work.
Listen to Barnard Students discuss themes in Barnard President Debora Spar's new book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection.
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.
Jenny Milchman is conducting a phone interview from the front seat of her car parked on a street in Columbus, Ohio. Her daughter Sophie, 9, and son Caleb, 7, do their schoolwork in the back.
“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.
Award-winning Libyan author and Barnard English professor reflects on returning to his childhood home in Libya.
Three authors currently teaching Creative Writing at Barnard will read from their work.