Winter 2017

Barnard magazine
On the Cover

Students perform ballet, opera, ancient drama, parody—and so much more

Winter 2017


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Dancing, drumming and music, as well as an academic conference, pay tribute to Zora Neale Hurston ’28

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Artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles ’61 has spent a lifetime bringing maintenance work out of the shadows

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As director of a cutting-edge neuroscience institute, Paula Grammas ’76 is poised to explore a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

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Carrying on a family tradition, the Schaechter sisters help sustain the language of their ancestors

Also in this Issue

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Decades after graduating, members of the class of ’63 celebrate enduring friendships—and new ones—with a joint birthday party

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Literature & Poetry
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Barnard was a nurturing enclave for Hadar Ma’ayan ’91 as she explored her identity

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A courageous doctor fights for women-centered reproductive health care

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Two of the College’s newest professors bring expertise to the classroom from different areas of academia: one examines the effects of societal transformation in China, the other looks at the mutations that lead to hearing loss.

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The Nominating Committee of the AABC submits for your consideration the following slate of candidates.