The Barnard International Artist Series welcomes Zadie Smith, the author of White Teeth and The Autograph Man, for a reading from her newest novel, NW. The prize-wining author will discuss race and identity, as well as the relationship between her private passions and her works’ global themes.
Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women for this year’s Scholar & Feminist conference with the theme “Utopia,” focusing on emerging visions for feminist futures.
Join Africana Studies for a two-day celebration of playwright, poet, and novelist Ntozake Shange ’70, featuring student performances of her work, reflections on her legacy with Shange herself and acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntrye, and an interdisciplinary exploration of African American arts and letters and gender in the African Diaspora.
Looking for a few good poets for Barnard Slam team!
The Africana Distinguished Alumna Series honors Ntozake Shange '70, with a screening and discussion of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, the film version of her Obie Award-winning play.
Join Women Poets at Barnard and the Koch-Dupee Poetry of the American Avant-Garde Series at Columbia for a reading by Lyn Hejinian and Eleanor Johnson.
A reading celebrating the publication of Our Lady of the Ruins by Traci Brimhall, chosen by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize.
Renowned authors, Catherine Bennett, James Fenton, and Mary Gordon, come together to read and discuss their works.
Work of Barnard's Millicent C. McIntosh Professor in English and Writing called "a very important contribution to Irish-American literature."
Writers currently teaching creative writing courses at Barnard this fall will read from their work, including new work.