Sylvia Alajaji examines how hip-hop allows Muslim women a space for exploring and claiming the complex, multifaceted, and sometimes contradictory aspects of their identities.
Barnard students study overseas as more international students come to the college.
In the late 1950s, the eminent anthropologist, professor, museum curator, winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Barnard alumna Margaret Mead ’23 invited young photographer Ken Heyman, whom she had met earlier during his student days at Columbia, to accompany her on a field trip to Bali.
The College takes up President Spar’s challenge to increase its international presence
Barnard’s Global Symposia series was launched in 2009 with four main goals in mind: to provide a dynamic forum for discussion of women's issues in regions where such opportunities do not readily exist; to create a network of women leaders from around the world; to inspire young women about their own leadership potential; and to provide an opportunity for Barnard, as an American college, to learn from women in other parts of the world and bring their stirring stories back to our students.