Lily Koppel ’03 may have been just “moon dust”— as she jokes— during the great age of space exploration, but in her second book, The Astronaut Wives Club, the 32-year-old author deftly transports readers through that era, navigating territory that has seldom been traversed.
“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.
Sociology professor answers questions about his new book, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation
Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self.
History professor Herbert Sloan discusses the idea that the Constitution should be revised every generation.
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.
History professor answers questions about her research and the evolution of seismology.
American Antislavery Writings: Colonial Beginnings to Emancipation compiles fiction, non-fiction, poems, sermons, plays, children’s books, and more.
Professor Lee Anne Bell is one of the filmmakers behind a gripping documentary about school desegregation that premiered at Barnard this fall.