lecture

lecture

The Politics of Emigration: The Philippine Case

A lecture by Robyn Rodriguez
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Robyn Rodriguez, an associate professor in the department of Asian American Studies at UC Davis, presents research from her recent book, Migrants for Exports, where she examines why and how the Philippine government has become a "labor brokerage state" that supplies the world's labor markets with thousands of workers every day. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.

Edward Villella: Man Who Dances On

A conversation with Edward Villella
Monday, October 21, 2013
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Edward Villella, beloved performer and National Medal of the Arts recipient, will discuss his extraordinary career and the changing role of ballet in contemporary life. 

Fugitive Freedoms: A Race, Politics, and Blues Circuit Before Civil Rights

A lecture with Thulani Davis ’70
Thursday, October 17, 2013
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Join Africana Studies for its third annual Africana Distinguished Alumnae event honoring journalist, playwright, and author Thulani Davis ’70.

Habitual New Media: Exposing Empowerment

A lecture by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Thursday, October 10, 2013
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, professor and chair of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, explores the interplay of new media and privacy and the key ways that gender plays into negotiating media exposure. Sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

Power Talk with John Gerzema

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
7 PM
Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall

Join the Athena Center for Leadership Studies for a Power Talk with John Gerzema, an Athena Center Fellow and best-selling author of The Athena Doctrine: How Women (And The Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future. LEARN MORE.

The Power of Playful Learning: How Our Children Really Learn

Julia Howe Ward Child Development Lecture with Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Lefkowitz Professor of Psychology and director of the Infant and Language Laboratory at Temple University, explores the relationship between play and learning, debunking the myth that they are incompatible.

 

Teaching & Writing Transnational Hispaniola: Haiti and the Dominican Republic

A lecture by Kaiama Glover and Maja Horn
Thursday, April 18, 2013
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Barnard professors Kaiama Glover and Maja Horn discuss the commonality and conflict between Haiti and the Dominican Republic—two nations that share over five centuries of interconnected history, and yet remain deeply divided.

 

Food, Sex and Smell: the Neurogenetics of Innate Behavior

19th Annual Distinguished Women in Science Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
6 PM
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall

Join The Hughes Science Pipeline Project and the Barnard Center for Research on Women for the 19th annual Distinguished Women in Science Lecture. 

Athena Power Talks: A Conversation with Sheila Nevins '60

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Athena Power Talks welcomes Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, for a conversation with Barnard President Debora Spar.