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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."

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

A travelling graduation gown creates a Barnard sisterhood

The latest book by history professor Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Beacon Press, 2015) sheds new light on an often-overlooked activist movement of the mid-20th century—that of African American domestic workers.

Prof. Mark Carnes’ unique pedagogical approach, Reacting to the Past, was recently highlighted by Processa blog co-produced by the Organization of American Historians, the Journal of American History, and The American Historian