Winter 2017
It’s a language without a country, a Germanic tongue in the Hebrew alphabet. Many English speakers sprinkle their speech with its most vivid words ( Oy vey!...

Methodological Developments in Teaching of Spanish as a Second Language. A Workshop for Teachers, XI

Vocabulary Teaching & Learning in a Foreign Language: Incidental & Intentional Approaches
Saturday, January 28, 2017
10 AM to 6 PM
Barnard Campus
Fall 2015
“I went to the Spence School in Manhattan and then Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Conn.,” Terry Herring Weeks ’76 recalls. “But I didn’t take the college...

French government names faculty member Isabelle Jouanneau-Fertig a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor

Senior Associate of French Isabelle Jouanneau-Fertig has been named a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor (Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur), in recognition of 40 years of teaching French.

Language Placement Exams

A Language Grows Up

Professor Ann Senghas's research and teaching on Nicaraguan sign language explore an evolving method of communication.

Claire Bouchard '15: Karate Champion

Claire created her own major, "philosophy of language." On the senior team of the American JKA Karate Association, she will represent the United States in Euro Cup.

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.


Spatialities of Translation

A panel discussion with Bruno Bosteels, Tom Conley, Brian O’Keeffe, and Phillip John Usher
Friday, March 1, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall


This panel of language scholars will rethink the theory and practice of translation, reimagining it as the traversing of space.