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.
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Women’s, gender, and sexuality studies professor Rebecca Jordan-Young breaks down the misconception of testosterone as the “male sex hormone” in her new book, Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography.
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.
Well-Woman’s Jessica Cannon ’03 chats with Jackie Jahn ’12 and Zoe Mendelson ’12 about creating an online reproductive and sexual encyclopedia with your best friend from college.
In this special interview to celebrate National Latinx Heritage Month, the famed writer shares his views on storytelling and his obsession with his native country, Colombia.
Lisa Son, associate professor of psychology, gets in her own head about her new book and the metacognitive hurdles she jumped to learn how to write it in Korean.
In this Q&A, Claire Tow Professor of Religion Jack Hawley — unofficially named an honorary citizen of the Braj region of North India earlier this year — discusses India’s religious and cultural landscape.
In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the American slave trade, officially recognized as August 1619, the complicated history that followed is unpacked.
In this Break This Down, Hutchinson discusses the historical and cultural issues raised in cataloging and exhibiting America’s indigenous cultural treasures.
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.