Syllabus

Syllabus

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,...
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...
Spring 2014
Last spring semester, human rights major Grace Bickers CC ’14 crossed Broadway to take Islam in the Post-Colonial World, a course developed and taught by Najam Haider,...
Winter 2015
Busy students find valuable study time on the go without lugging around huge textbooks. Enthralled alumnae watch dance performances celebrating the College’s history. The world learns about...
Spring 2015
When English professor Achsah Guibbory first encountered poems by the 17th-century poet John Donne in graduate school, she was struck by—among other things—their subject matter. “They were...
Winter 2014
Ann Senghas arrived in Nicaragua for the first time in January 1990. She had about $5,000 in the bank, which was meant to last a year. She...