literature

literature

Through the Gates: Speaking with Professor Lisa Gordis

In Context: Speaking with Professor Lisa Gordis on early American literature and her fascination with Anne Hutchinson.

Saskia Hamilton, Hisham Matar, & Timea Szell

Barnard Creative Writing Faculty Reading
Thursday, December 4, 2014
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor

Faculty currently teaching Creative Writing at Barnard will read from their work.

Johann Fischart: The German Rabelais

A lecture by Elsa Kammerer
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
6:30 PM
Ella Weed Room, 2nd Floor Milbank Hall

Miranda Field, Mary Gordon, and Nellie Hermann

Writers at Barnard
Thursday, March 27, 2014
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor

Barnard Creative Writing Faculty will read from their work.

Translating Homer's Violence

A lecture by Emily Wilson
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6:30 PM
Ella Weed Room, 2nd Floor Milbank Hall

Emily Wilson discusses the challenges of re-translating Homer, one of the most violent authors of all time.

Yvette Christianse, Polly Devlin, & Ellen McLaughlin

Writers at Barnard
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
7 PM
The James Room

Current members of Barnard's Creative Writing Faculty read from their work.

Blinding: a Bilingual Reading & Discussion

Mircea Cărtărescu and Sean Cotter
Monday, October 21, 2013
7 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Barnard Students React to Ideas in "Wonder Women"

Listen to Barnard Students discuss themes in Barnard President Debora Spar's new book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Fly Me to the Moon

Lily Koppel ’03 may have been just “moon dust”— as she jokes— during the great age of space exploration, but in her second book, The Astronaut Wives Club, the 32-year-old author deftly transports readers through that era, navigating territory that has seldom been traversed.