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Acclaimed author publishes The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas

Athena Power Talks welcomes Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, for a conversation with Barnard President Debora Spar.

Join Africana Studies for a two-day celebration of playwright, poet, and novelist Ntozake Shange ’70, featuring student performances of her work, reflections on her legacy with Shange herself and acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntrye, and an interdisciplinary exploration of African American arts and letters and gender in the African Diaspora. 

A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years.

Please join us to celebrate his illustrious career.

Join us for a fun and thought-provoking weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight inspiring stories of remarkable women. Q & A sessions with filmmakers, conversations with Hollywood stars, workshops for women in the film community, and more.

The White House today announced acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein '74 and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri '89 were named among ten distinguished recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal. President Barack Obama will confer the medal in a Sept. 10 ceremony in the East Room of The White House.  

Mistress America, the new movie cowritten by and starring Greta Gerwig '06 includes several scenes set and shot at Barnard.

Each year, the Edith and Frances Mulhall Achilles Memorial Fund generously provides graduate fellowship grants for outstanding alumnae.