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New York City Woman: Barbara Lovenheim ’62

Newspaper stories, magazine profiles, books—an illustrious publishing career encourages this writer to create an online magazine for women on the “right side of 45”

Poetry Slam

For four days in April, the campus sprang to life with the sound of spoken-word poetry, as hundreds of performers converged at Barnard for the annual College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI).

Marking 20 Years of Africana Studies

“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

 

The Future of Online Feminism

A New Feminist Solutions reading and reception
Monday, April 8, 2013
7 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Courtney Martin ’02 and Vanessa Valenti present the latest New Feminist Solutions report, detailing the role of online activity in feminist movements, and offering a variety of options for helping this critical ecosystem to thrive.

 

On Human Bondage in Ancient Egypt

A lecture by Ellen Morris ’91
Thursday, March 28, 2013
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

 

Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self. 

Barnard in Brazil

In March, Barnard hosted the fifth annual global symposium Women Changing Brazil and the third annual Young Women's Leadership Workshop in São Paulo.

THATCamp Feminisms East

An "unconference"
Saturday, March 16, 2013
10 AM - 5 PM
Registration in Barnard Hall

Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women and The Humanities And Technology Camp movement for an exploration of innovation in the digital humanities, focusing on feminist interventions.

 

 

President's Page: Fear of Failing

On the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking Fear of Flying by Erica Jong '63, President Debora Spar wonders whether students are missing romance of the starting-out-in-life sort.

 

 

BCRW's Scholar & Feminist conference imagines Utopias

The Barnard Center for Research on Women's annual Scholar & Feminist conference drew hundreds of participants.