lecture

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Growing Up Digital

The Toddler Center Turns 40
Thursday, February 7, 2013
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

As part of the Barnard Center for Toddler Development’s 40th anniversary celebration, Rosemarie Truglio, vice president of education and research for Sesame Workshop, discusses the pros and cons of introducing children to digital media.

(Dis)honesty: How We Lie to Everyone—Including Ourselves

A lecture by Dan Ariely
Wednesday, November 14
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Dan Ariely offers a thought-provoking look at how and why we lie, explores conflicts of interest, whether the chance of getting caught affects how likely we are to cheat, and whether companies pave the way for dishonesty.

Race, Gender & the New Biocitizen

Helen Pond McIntyre '48 Lecture by Dorothy Roberts
Monday, October 15, 2012
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

The Potential & Promise of Feminist Voices in Islam

A lecture by Ziba Mir-Hosseini
Thursday, October 4, 2012
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

 

Ziba Mir-Hosseini, a legal anthropologist specializing in Islamic law, gender, and development, explores how Islamic feminism may change the terms of debates over Islam and gender.

Constitution Day

Monday, September 17, 2012
The Diana Center

To celebrate Constitution Day, Herbert Sloan will explore Thomas Jefferson’s ideas about constitutions and why they have not won favor with most Americans, either in Jefferson's own lifetime or in the present day.

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.

Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky

with Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann Caws, Lydia Davis, Pierre Joris, and Richard Sieburth
Friday, April 20, 2012
2-6 PM
James Room, Fourth Floor, Barnard Hall

A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years.

Please join us to celebrate his illustrious career.

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.