Barnard College News
Alexis Pauline Gumbs ’04 — scholar, poet, and activist — addresses queer blackness in her work and the concept and inspiration behind her new book.
For the first time since the play debuted in 1976, The Public Theater brought the Obie Award-winning production to a new generation of audience members. And Barnard was in the house.
Hadassah Karp ’19 and Ella Koscher ’19 have been awarded the annual Carl B. Boyer Memorial Prize in the History of Science.
The Barnard/Columbia Poetry Slam Team won second place overall, and silver medals, at the 19th annual ACUI College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) at the finals on April 13, 2019.
Sara Samuel ’19 was awarded the sixth annual Donald E. Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing. The prize is awarded yearly to a graduating senior, who receives $25,000 to support her creative writing.
Alexandra Watson, Lecturer in First-Year Writing, won the 2019 PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing of Apogee Journal.
Barnard welcomed the First Ladey of New York Chirlane McCray and author Nana-Ama Danquah for a discussion with Professor Colin Wayne Leach about Danquah's memoir on depression as part of the Gracie Book Club.
Catherine Barnett's poetry collection in New York TImes Book Review's "Best Poetry of 2018."
Sigrid Nunez ’72 won the 2018 National Book Award for fiction for her novel The Friend.
Hannah Kofman '18 was awarded the fifth annual Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing.
Barnard celebrates Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) by honoring 25 groundbreaking alumnae.
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of English Achsah Guibbory has been named Honored Scholar of the Year by the Milton Society of America.
Professor of English William Chapman Sharpe is one of three senior scholars honored with a Fulbright Visiting Professor Award—and the first from Barnard—which, according to the US-UK Fulbright Commission, is “viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar programme" and honors those who "have significant teaching and publication records.”