Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Rights and Resilience

Nobel-Winner Leymah Gbowee leads a symposium on women in Africa.

Syllabus: Inquiries Into Islam

Najam Haider's course explores the religion's roots and how the past defines the present.

Women Changing China

At the 2014 Global Symposium, the question is asked: Have we stalled?

President's Page: Fast-Forward in China

President Spar writes on China's rapid rise as a an ecnomic super power, womens roles, and Barnard's sixth annual Global Symposium. 

Through the Gates: Selling Goods, Sharing Culture

Selling Goods, Sharing Culture: Historian Hasia Diner explains how Jewish peddlers mad inroads in the new worlds to which they migrated.

Through the Gates: Athena Film Festival Showcases Barnard Women

Athena Film Festival Showcases Barnard Women: Alumnae highlight a panel discussion and a biographical film.

Through the Gates: Speaking with Professor Lisa Gordis

In Context: Speaking with Professor Lisa Gordis on early American literature and her fascination with Anne Hutchinson.

Through the Gates: Shopping Our Way To Salvation

Shopping Our Way to Salvation: Experts consider the hidden costs of consumer culture.

Healthy And Wise

Well-Woman's peer educators help fellow students make informed decisions about their health and wellness.

Salon: A Smart Take on Stupid Things

Singer/songwriter Sarah Dooley '11 discusses her debut album Stupid Things.