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In São Paulo: Young Women's Leadership Workshop

After the symposium, a group of six Barnard students, selected through a competitive application process to be Global Symposium Student Fellows, held a workshop for girls from São Paulo high schools, exploring how gender affects professional opportunities.

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.

 

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.

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.

Strategic Scrapbooks: 19th-Century Activists Remake the Newspaper for African American History and Women’s Rights

Women's History Month Lecture
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

 

Ellen Gruber Garvey, professor of English at New Jersey City University, reveals a previously unexplored layer of American popular culture, where 19th-century activists collected and constructed new narratives through scrapbooks.