Ziba Mir-Hosseini, a legal anthropologist specializing in Islamic law, gender, and development, explores how Islamic feminism may change the terms of debates over Islam and gender.
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.
Cutting-edge choreographers, Larry Keigwin, Ana Keilson, Emery LeCrone, and Karla Wolfangle premiere new works made specifically for Barnard/Columbia dancers during a semester-long creative process.
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.
A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years.
Please join us to celebrate his illustrious career.
Judith Butler examines how Euripedes’ Bacchae provides insight into new forms of kinship, multiple parenting, and primary relations that exceed and confound biological and marital bonds.
Anna Hallberg, Jörgen Gassilewski, and Johannes Göransson read and discuss their works within the context of contemporary Swedish poetry. Moderated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel, English-language translator of the poetry of Anna Hallberg.
Using Ellis Island documents and other institutional archival records, Ramona Hernández, director of the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York, paints a compelling portrait of Dominicans who wanted to make New York their permanent home.