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Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.

For The New York Times, Prof. José C. Moya discusses "Amerindian immigration from Latin America."

Last week, Associate Professor of History Nara Milanich penned a New York Times letter to the editor in response to an article on mistaken paternity (Link to article). Prof. Milanich, who is currently researching a book about the topic, The Birth of Uncertainty: A Global History of the Paternity Test, is under contract with Harvard University Press.

Honor awarded to exceptional writing in the field of American history

In his first book, The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast, Prof. Lipman explores the clash between colonial forces and Native tribes from a maritime perspective

After a complete transformation, Barnard's former gymnasium officially reopens January 19 as the new LeFrak Center, housing classrooms, the library, archives, study spaces, the Empirical Reasoning Center, and the departments of economics, history, political science, and urban studies, while the College builds its new teaching and learning center over the next two and a half years.

History professor Joel Kaye has received the 2015 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History, awarded by the American Philosophical Society, for his book A History of Balance, 1250-1375 (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Student role-playing makes major historical events come alive in the classroom