Caribbean, Central and South America

Barnard professors Kaiama Glover and Maja Horn discuss the commonality and conflict between Haiti and the Dominican Republic—two nations that share over five centuries of interconnected history, and yet remain deeply divided.


Marc Hertzman, assistant professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University, examines the relationship between race and nation as seen through the fascinating history of samba.

History professor quoted in top Chilean newspaper on 250th anniversary of a child welfare institution in Santiago.

Professor Edward Telles discusses the pitfalls of using census data to define ethnicity,  race and socioeconomic status in countries throughout Latin America.

Traveling Charlatans in Nineteenth-Century Latin America
A lecture by Irina Podgorny
Friday, October 30, 2:00-3:45 pm, Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard College

New BCRW series widens the feminist conversation

On the eve of the Global Symposium, Brazilian artist Panmela Castro unveiled a mural she painted on Barnard’s campus in collaboration with students