What is the intersection between politics and performance? Kimberly Marten, department chair and professor of political science, and Shayoni Mitra, assistant professor of theatre, join Provost Linda Bell in a discussion of how their scholarship and classroom experiences shed light on political expression through performance. Marten and Mitra explore the impact of the current political environment, relationships among world leaders, and student perspectives on political expression. 

From the Faculty Lounge is a series of conversations filmed live in which Barnard faculty members bring the liberal arts to life through interdisciplinary conversation. For upcoming Barnard events, visit the events page