lecture

lecture

The Untold Story of Women in Iran

A conversation with Nina Ansary ’89
Thursday, November 5, 2015
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Barnard Dances at Miller

Friday, 04/27 7 PM | Saturday, 04/28 2 & 7 PM
Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway

Cutting-edge choreographers, Larry Keigwin, Ana Keilson, Emery LeCrone, and Karla Wolfangle premiere new works made specifically for Barnard/Columbia dancers during a semester-long creative process.

Africa in Brazil? Samba, History, and the Allure and Challenge of Diaspora

A lecture by Marc Hertzman
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Marc Hertzman, assistant professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University, examines the relationship between race and nation as seen through the fascinating history of samba.

Reflections on Kinship Trouble

A lecture by Judith Butler
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
7 PM
Julius S. Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall

Judith Butler examines how Euripedes’ Bacchae provides insight into new forms of kinship, multiple parenting, and primary relations that exceed and confound biological and marital bonds.

Swedish Poetry Today

A Reading and Panel Discussion with Anna Hallberg, Jörgen Gassilewski, and Johannes Göransson
Friday, April 6, 2012
6PM
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

Anna Hallberg, Jörgen Gassilewski, and Johannes Göransson read and discuss their works within the context of contemporary Swedish poetry. Moderated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel, English-language translator of the poetry of Anna Hallberg.

From One Island to Another: Dominican Immigration to New York, 1892-1924

A lecture by Ramona Hernández
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
6 PM
James Room, 4th Floor, Barnard Hall

Using Ellis Island documents and other institutional archival records, Ramona Hernández, director of the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York, paints a compelling portrait of Dominicans who wanted to make New York their permanent home.

Sports & Ethnicity: Jewish and Palestinian Soccer Teams in Argentina and Chile

A lecture by Raanan Rein
Thursday, March 29, 2012
6 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Raanan Rein examines the history of two soccer clubs to demonstrate how club membership can sustain distinct ethnic identities and facilitate integration into the local society.