Barnard College News

On campus, an exhibition examines the history of racist housing policies that led to widespread segregation in New York City and across the U.S.

Professor Colleen Thomas-Young reflects on “the body in protest” and how dance helped her through the first 100 days of the pandemic.

This year, Being Barnard, the College’s sexual violence education program, in collaboration with Columbia’s Sexual Violence Response (SVR), is hosting several events on campus throughout the month to help raise awareness among the community. Being Barnard’s Cristen Kennedy breaks it all down. 

This International Women’s Day (March 8), the College looks back over the past 13 decades to honor the activists who helped improve our lives — from pursuing higher education at a time when women were excluded to standing up for those with HIV to advocating for children’s rights. 

In recent years, artists and activists in Denmark, Sweden, and St. Croix have been at the forefront of movements to acknowledge and reckon with Scandinavia’s colonial history and the relation of this history to racial imaginaries and modes of national belonging in Europe and the Caribbean. On March 5 –7, several campus conversations will take place with three artists and activists.

SNCC focused on voter registration and on mounting a systemic challenge to the white supremacy that governed the country’s entrenched political, economic and social structures.