Syllabus

Syllabus

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...
Winter 2017
Hoping for a path to cure hereditary deafness Consider the ear. We may think of the organ as just one of two fleshy protrusions on either side...
Fall 2016
Geographic mapping is useful not only when you’re in your car and unsure when to make that left turn. To historian Gergely Baics, an assistant professor of...
Fall 2016
As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Premilla Nadasen interviewed African-American women who had been involved in social activism in the 1960s. She was surprised when...
Spring 2016
For most people, the twin processes of listening and speaking are so natural that we never pause to think about how they work. But in the moment...
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...