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Prof. Premilla Nadasen explores history of African American household-worker unionizing

The latest book by history professor Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Beacon Press, 2015) sheds new light on an often-overlooked activist movement of the mid-20th century—that of African American domestic workers.

Salon.com features Prof. Premilla Nadasen’s book on the domestic-worker movement

An excerpt from Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement, a new book by Associate Professor of History Premilla Nadasen, was recently featured on Salon.

Drinking deep of professors' knowledge at Raising the Bar event

Barnard professors deliver sold-out lectures in bars as part of popular Raising the Bar event.

Book by history faculty Nancy Woloch explores protective laws for women workers

A Class by Herself, a new book by Nancy Woloch, adjunct history professor at Barnard, delves into the history of protective laws for women workers.

Upon retirement, two professors reflect

As they prepare to retire, education professor Lee Anne Bell and history professor Herbert Sloan reflect on their careers.

Through The Gates: At Home in Academia

Professor Herbert Sloan says it’s time to expand our idea of what American history is.