In honor of Pride Month, Karla Jay ’68 reflects on the importance of identity, coming out, and the meaning of “lavender culture.”
Break this Down
Barnard faculty sorting out topics on our minds
In this “Break This Down” interview that marks the month of Ramadan (May 14–June 15), Hussein Rashid, adjunct faculty in the Department of Religion, explains the significance of the holy month, defines an Islamic “super-hero,” and shares what has surprised him the most from interviews with American Muslims.
In this special Mother’s Day edition of “Break This Down,” Nara Milanich, professor of history, shines a light on the government’s practice of incarcerating refugee mothers and children and the experiences of the women themselves.
Professor Tovah P. Klein, director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development (Toddler Center) and associate professor of psychology, shares the importance of taking our children to work.
Daniel S. Hamermesh, an economist and a Barnard Distinguished Scholar, discusses the economics of time, gender, and the role economics play in everyday life in this “Break This Down” interview.
To mark Equal Pay Day, and in advance of her PowerTalk at the Athena Center for Leadership Studies, we present this Break This Down interview with Working Mother Media founder Carol Evans.
Professor Emerita Rosalind Rosenberg discusses the importance of twentieth-century activist and scholar Pauli Murray
Ron Briggs, Associate Professor of Spanish & Latin American Cultures, discusses the power and influence of the literary salons of Lima in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Q & A with Professor Tina Campt on her book Listening to Images.
In August 1791, the Haitian Revolution began and ended more than ten years later with Haiti becoming the first colony in the region to win independence.