Women’s Leadership Conference

Sponsored by the Columbia Daily Spectator
Saturday, April 5, 2014
12 PM - 3 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Conference: Crossing Worlds

Translation, Eventfulness & the Political
Friday, May 2 - Saturday, May 3, 2014
James Room, Barnard Hall (Friday) & Columbia Maison Française (Saturday)

An international conference, “Crossing Worlds: Translation, Eventfulness, and the Political,” jointly organized by the Barnard Center for Translation Studies and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University.

Basques in New York & Beyond

A conference
Thursday, October 10, 2013
2 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Scholars from the Basque country and the U.S. explore the Basque presence in New York City and the larger United States from the 19th century to the present. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.

Queer Dreams & Nonprofit Blues: Dilemmas of the Nonprofit Tradition in LGBT Politics

A conference
Friday, October 4 - Saturday, October 5, 2013
Columbia University Law School

In a two-day conference, activists and scholars explore the ways in which the nonprofit model affects the U.S. LGBT movement. 

Fall Event Preview

Stay tuned for our Fall 2013 events featuring renowned author Zadie Smith; music festival, Gender Amplified, and our signature lineup of distinguished scholars, artists, and thought-leaders.

Russian Migration Across Borders, Across Time

A conference
Monday, October 15 - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Kraft Center, Columbia/Barnard Hillel, 606 West 115th Street


This two-day conference brings together leading scholars from Russia, Israel, Germany, and the U.S. to explore a wealth of topics related to Russian migration of the past and present.

Twelfth Annual "Reacting to the Past" Institute at Barnard College

Thursday, June 7 - Sunday, June 10, 2012
New York, NY

“Reacting to the Past” consists of elaborate games, set in the past, in which students are assigned roles informed by classic texts. Pioneered at Barnard, a group of 40 colleges and universities across the nation have developed the RTTP pedagogy.

Pedagogies of Translation

Current Methods and Future Prospects
Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, 2012
James Room, Fourth Floor, Barnard Hall

Scholars of translation studies discuss current teaching methods, as well as the place and function of translation in the university curriculum.

Women In Science and Engineering Conference

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center (CEPSR)