Prof. Matar, Libyan author and member of Barnard's English faculty, answers questions on Libya through The New Yorker's "Ask the Author" webpage.

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.

Matt D. Childs examines how the transatlantic slave trade brought about the formation of a common identity for the Yoruba and Igbo peoples of Africa.


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.

History professor's new book traces the long and varied history of milk in society.

Most cite mass migration across the Atlantic as the most important argument in support of the theory of mobility transition, but Professor Lucassen will reveal a more nuanced picture, offering a differentiated model that links mobility to larger processes of social, cultural, and economic change.