Barnard College News
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.
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.