Anita Hill, professor of social policy, law, and women’s studies at Brandeis University, considers how our definition of the American Dream is tied up in the concept of “home,” and what this means in our current climate of mortgage foreclosures and an ever-widening income gap.
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Jennifer Hirsch explores changes in the ideals and practices of love, sexuality, and marriage in rural Mexico.
A film screening of a rare, recently discovered documentary made by Galician immigrants on their experiences in Argentina.
Ten years after the events of September 11, an international group of artists, writers, and activists gather to explore the effects of catastrophe and discuss creative responses to disaster.
Professor Sergio DellaPergolla reexamines the main patterns and influences of international migration from the former Soviet Union.
Anthropology professor Nan Rothschild is spearheading an excavation project this summer in Central Park examining the remains of Seneca Village, an African-American village that was displaced when the park was created in the 1850s.
Current members of the Barnard Creative Writing faculty read from their work, including poetry, prose and drama.