Professor Manijeh Moradian, author of a new book on Iranian revolutionaries in the U.S., examines the current feminist uprising in Iran.
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Author and trans rights scholar Amanda Phillips is the keynote speaker at a talk about creating spaces for trans, queer, and feminist possibility in video games.
The dance professor and prolific choreographer reflects on her past five projects, including the critically acclaimed light and desire, which she conceived and directed.
BCRW, the Public Theater, and the Ntozake Shange Literary Trust celebrated the newly created residency with an evening of tributes and performances.
Barnard welcomed the award-winning labor leader as the keynote speaker for the inaugural Grace Lee Boggs ’35 Lecture.
Moore’s solo exhibition “WORDY” — hosted by the College’s Archives — tackles themes of race, class, and violence.
The anthropology major (above, second from left) reflects on her nearly decade-long journey as a climate activist — from first recognizing the importance of reversing climate change in middle school to becoming a sustainability leader at Barnard College.
LGBTQ+ outreach coordinator Dylan Kapit ’16 (they/them) interviews Barnard student Katherine Nessel ’23 (she/her) about her experience as a trans woman on campus.
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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.
In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month this month, the professor of psychology discusses her personal tipping point into activism and the journey for the larger Asian American community.
Since last Women’s History Month (March) — over the course of a challenging year — alumnae, faculty, and students still stepped up as game-changers.
Smith College professor Erin Pineda ’06 discusses the politics of civil disobedience and the global research on resistance movements central to her new book, Seeing Like an Activist.
The professor of history — recently awarded the inaugural Ann Snitow Prize for her dedication to social justice and feminist issues — shares the story of her journey through activism.
The theatre expert discusses her Pandemic Panels, which she created with Barnard and global artists, in response to COVID-19 hiccups and cultural shifts.
Students and alumnae share how they are engaging in civic projects in the weeks and months leading up to the 2020 election.
Lena Harris ’22, Eve Kausch ’18, and Denise Mantey ’21 talk through their research on how to reenvision campus safety.
Professor Colleen Thomas-Young reflects on “the body in protest” and how dance helped her through the first 100 days of the pandemic.
Annual awards honor Barnard students and groups for their commitment to the community.
A Barnard student helped bring the banner featuring eight women writers — including three Barnard alumnae — to Columbia University’s Butler Library.
This spring, Barnard Center for Research on Women research assistant Asha Futterman ’21 and Mariame Kaba, BCRW Social Justice Institute Researcher-in-Residence, hosted Radical Black Women of Harlem: A Walking Tour.
Mary Sibande — one of the most significant contemporary South African artists and a major voice in the intersectional dialogue on race, culture, and labor — is this year’s Virginia C. Gildersleeve Professor.
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.
The theme of the 44th Annual Scholar and Feminist Conference of the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), taking place on February 8-9, 2019, is "Politics and Ethics of the Archive." Professor of Religion Elizabeth Castelli, Director of the BCRW, discusses why this topic is important and urgent.
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.