history

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

An excerpt from Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement, a new book by Associate Professor of History Premilla Nadasen, was recently featured on Salon.

Barnard professors deliver sold-out lectures in bars as part of popular Raising the Bar event.

A Class by Herself, a new book by Nancy Woloch, adjunct history professor at Barnard, delves into the history of protective laws for women workers.

As they prepare to retire, education professor Lee Anne Bell and history professor Herbert Sloan reflect on their careers.

Barnard students quoted in New York Times article about the recent research presentation

Professor Herbert Sloan says it’s time to expand our idea of what American history is.

Innovative teaching approach integrates role-play, competition, and public speaking