lecture

lecture

Creating Dangerously

A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat
Friday, October 21, 2011
4 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

The award-winning novelist and Barnard alumna, Edwidge Danticat, returns to campus as the first speaker in the Africana Studies Program's Distinguished Alumnae series.
 

“Sex” is Not a Mechanism: Making “Sex-Specific Medicine” More Scientific

The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science Lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young.

Why I Write

A discussion with Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Acclaimed global novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar read from their recent works, and discuss what motivates them to write.

Psychoanalysis & Our Time

A lecture by Éric Laurent
Thursday, September 29, 2011
7 PM
Julius Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall

World-renowned psychologist, Professor Éric Laurent, examines the complex roles that psychoanalysis plays in today's culture.

FREE-RANGE KIDS: Why does an old-fashioned childhood sound so radical?

Annual Julia Howe Ward Child Development Lecture
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
6:30-8:30pm
Diana Center, Event Oval

The founder of the book, blog and movement, "Free-Range Kids" discusses her parenting philosophy and the controversy she set off with her son's now famous unsupervised subway ride.

Created In God’s Image: Intersections of Judaism, Gender, and Human Rights

A lecture with Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster ’01
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

The Barnard alumna reflects on her work as a human rights activist mobilizing the Jewish community against US-sponsored torture and modern slavery, while exploring questions of how Judaism reacts to extreme violations of human dignity.

Ebear Training for Students Studying Abroad Next Year

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
5:30 - 6:30pm
10 Milbank

Students should attend this training to learn how to request Barnard credit for courses taken abroad.

The Labor Of Care: Rethinking Gender, Work, and Rights in the American Welfare State

A lecture with Jennifer Klein '89
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

The Barnard alumna, Yale University professor and award-winning author reconsiders the history of the American welfare state and the future of work, rights, security and dignity in the new care-work economy.

Intersectionality in STEM Fields: A Roadblock in Theory and Practice

A lecture with Evelynn Hammonds
Thursday, February 17, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Adolescent Immigrant Students in the U.S.

A lecture with Carola Suárez-Orozco
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall