Syllabus

Syllabus

Spring 2018
When Irene Golden ’19 was a Barnard first-year, she took an upper-class seminar in urban studies. Still relatively new to college, she was unseasoned in, and nervous...
Winter 2018
Up in the James Room on the fourth floor of Barnard Hall, with its high ceilings, broad columns, and portraits of Barnard luminaries, about fifty students, faculty,...
Fall 2017
The Indian subcontinent has been vexed by the notion of caste—a social hierarchy with roots in the Hindu religion—that has led to persistent discrimination for centuries. Tow...
Fall 2017
At TEDxBarnardCollege in 2015, Professor Rae Silver recalled how a graduate school advisor told her to quit because she was a woman and therefore could not succeed...
Spring 2012
The goal of Barnard’s writing fellows program is simple: It’s meant to help every student write better, no matter what her major. An invaluable resource for the...
Spring 2017
Women often are underrepresented as leading choreographers and artistic directors. Some theorize that men are selected for these roles because they are fewer in number in the...
Fall 2012
Since the fall of the Soviet Union just over two decades ago, the United States has been the world’s one and only real superpower. But is the...
Winter 2013
Reshmi Mukherjee, Barnard’s Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Physics and Astronomy, begins her introductory physics class with a discussion of so-called noctilucent clouds. These wisps of ice...
Spring 2013
When members of the chemistry department asked Meenakshi Rao if she’d develop a new introductory seminar course on a subject close to her heart for the fall...
Fall 2013
For the past 20 years, Barnard’s Environmental Law, Policy and Decision Making course has enabled students to sample the profession of law, teaching them everything from legal...