Barnard College News
The College is excited to immerse students in the world of Indigenous studies with a new interdisciplinary minor.
Professor Manijeh Moradian, author of a new book on Iranian revolutionaries in the U.S., examines the current feminist uprising in Iran.
In Harlem Movement Legacies, students learn the dances linked to the historic neighborhood — and their greater cultural significance.
Barnard welcomed the award-winning labor leader as the keynote speaker for the inaugural Grace Lee Boggs ’35 Lecture.
In celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day (October 10), and the College’s connection to the tribe, Barnard and Columbia University honor the Picuris Pueblo with weeklong events.
The first year of the breakthrough program is inspiring a diverse cadre of determined, creative change-makers.
From the art of hand embroidery to foot binding, professor Dorothy Y. Ko illuminates the intricate intersection between gender and body in China for fashion exhibits around the world.
Moore’s solo exhibition “WORDY” — hosted by the College’s Archives — tackles themes of race, class, and violence.
Talya Bock ’06 and Susan Pozo ’76 share their career paths in economics and advice on dealing with the economy.
A Barnard student, professor, and staff member reflect on the meaning and importance of Juneteenth.
The longtime history professor — and newly elected American Academy of Arts & Sciences member — on her quest to illuminate unexplored truths.
In celebration of 2022’s Women’s History Month (March), read about the work of 22 Barnard community members who champion feminist and gender issues.
In a Q&A, Research Scholar Nancy Woloch discusses her new biography of the leading figure of women’s higher education. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
Art historian Erin L. Thompson ’02 shares why she became interested in looted artifacts and dismantled monuments, a passion kindled in her first year at Barnard.
Students in the Histories of the Present seminar turned their remote course into an opportunity to research their local communities for their senior thesis projects.
Cammie Jones, Barnard’s executive director of Community Engagement and Inclusion, commemorates the historic events of June 19, 1865, by sharing what the annual celebration means to her.
Since last Women’s History Month (March) — over the course of a challenging year — alumnae, faculty, and students still stepped up as game-changers.
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.
In American Monument Cultures, students explore the significance of monuments throughout history, using digital humanities platforms to engage with the cultural and political power of public structures.
The Movement Lab’s Guy de Lancey reflects on becoming a political refugee from South Africa.
Professor Nadasen’s seminar COVID-19 and Care Work: An Oral History Approach looks closely at COVID-19’s impact on essential workers.
The history professor aims to help students understand the causes and effects of inequity with the course Reproducing Inequalities: Family and Latin American History and Society.
Professor Celia E. Naylor explains the history behind Juneteenth (June 19) and how it fits into our current climate.
How interdisciplinary academic studies at a liberal arts college bolsters Barnard’s “STEAM” majors.
In recognition of National American Indian Heritage Month (November), Barnard highlights historic Manhattan areas where the Lenape peoples lived for centuries.
Professor of history José Moya explains the history behind the Mexican holiday that honors the dead and traces its connection to Halloween, while considering Barbie’s and Coco’s places in the cultural appropriation debate.
Artists and transnational collaborators Jeannette Ehlers and La Vaughn Belle open up about the famous monument’s long-term residency in Barnard Hall, the legacy of Mary Thomas, and the importance of filling public art space with black narratives.
Monumental sculpture I Am Queen Mary to be installed in historic Barnard Hall
In this Break This Down interview, Professor Elizabeth Hutchinson discusses the historical and cultural issues raised in cataloging and exhibiting America’s indigenous cultural treasures.
For this Father’s Day edition of “Break This Down,” history professor Nara Milanich shares some fascinating stories about parentage from her new book, Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father (June 10), which explores the social and political constructs that have been built around the idea of fatherhood.
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.
Theory Into Practice | History Professor Nara Milanich and Students Help Immigrants “Seeking Asylum”
This spring break, professor of history Nara Milanich and students provided pro bono help in Dilley, Texas, for her course, Seeking Asylum, a credited, experiential learning experience that gives students the opportunity to explore the political crisis surrounding asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
CLIO can enrich your perspective on Valentine's Day.
The CLIR Grant team is making progress on their proposed project.
Dive into the fraught history of immigration to the US.