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culture

Spring 2016
It was an animated evening of conversation as Barnard students, faculty, and alumnae discussed the perils and benefits of reality TV—and admitted they enjoyed shows such as...
Spring 2016
The six institutions that have partnered with Barnard to create site-specific learning experiences for students are some of Harlem’s most revered arts and cultural organizations. Romare Bearden...
Spring 2016
“Welcome to Barnard, Class of 1986!” Thus began my college orientation in the auditorium of Barnard Hall. The woman at the podium waited for the cheering to...

The Studio Museum in Harlem

Students in the class “Freestyle and Displacement in Contemporary Art Practices” explored their own subjectivities in ways that intersected with the concepts examined by the artists in the museum.

A Harlem Collaboration

The classroom takes root in Harlem for an innovative new program. Click on the buildings in this interactive map to explore the neighborhood and the Harlem Semester program.

Spring 2016 Newsletters

Winter 2016
Imagine going behind the cordons of a period room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, guided by a renowned curator, to examine a piece of furniture the...
Fall 2015
On a sunny Wednesday morning in September, I sat down with Paige West, the chair of the anthropology department, in her colorful office in Milbank Hall. The...