Around the world in 1968, students rose up to challenge what they saw as unjust war and authority. At Columbia, an estimated one-third of the demonstrators were women, about half of them from Barnard.
Photos courtesy of Columbia University Archives.
This excerpt of a Barnard Magazine article by Professor Emerita of History Rosalind Rosenberg discusses the role of Barnard students in the historic 1968 Columbia protests.
The 1968 protests and campus activism today were the topics of a March 6, 2018, panel hosted by the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW) in cooperation with the Barnard Archives and the Barnard College Class of 1971.
Students and organizations committed to engaging and supporting the Barnard community who exemplify the spirit of philosopher and activist Grace Lee Boggs '35 were honored by Student Life at the Barnard Bold dinner reception on March 29, 2018, in The Diana Center Event Oval.