Barnard College News
With faculty projects, alumnae writings, and special events, Barnard champions the conversation around black history.
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.
In this Break This Down, 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.
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.