Barnard College News
The festival returns to campus with an exciting lineup of events and screenings dedicated to elevating the stories of women’s leadership.
Professor Manijeh Moradian, author of a new book on Iranian revolutionaries in the U.S., examines the current feminist uprising in Iran.
Moore’s solo exhibition “WORDY” — hosted by the College’s Archives — tackles themes of race, class, and violence.
Angier believes that when it comes to science, 'it belongs to all of us' and should be part of our daily discourse.
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.
Since last Women’s History Month (March) — over the course of a challenging year — alumnae, faculty, and students still stepped up as game-changers.
Professor Kaiama L. Glover offers a new way of reading female “troublemaker” protagonists who refuse to conform.
The 2019 Athena Film Festival has announced its lineup of narrative, documentary and short films, and additional programming. Take a look at the amazing schedule and get your tickets and passes today! The 9th annual festival takes place February 28 - March 3, 2019.
It's part of Grrl Haus Cinema.
Barnard Archives, in partnership with the Barnard Center for Research on Women is awarded $24,349 toward Preserving the Audio Recordings of The Scholar and Feminist Conference
Forty years ago, mothers in the paid labor force were fighting for protections and rights. Working Mother Media founder Carol Evans says they still are.
Ritchie’s new book Invisible No More provides striking insights into the need for police reform.
Professor Rosalind Rosenberg on the importance of twentieth-century activist and scholar Pauli Murray.
An exploration of racialized images in a genre of photography called “identification photography,” with Professor Tina Campt.
Grammy-nominated concert organist Professor Gail Archer discusses her amazing career.
Zines from Barnard's collection on loan at Brooklyn-based Interference Archive for exhibition on sexual violence and activism!
Barnard College historically has been a space for activism—from Annie Nathan Meyer’s aggressive advocacy of women’s education in the 1880s to the 1968 Vietnam War and civil rights protests to recent calls for divestment from fossil fuel companies.
Founded in the late 1960s to house the College’s institutional history, the Barnard Archives currently preserve and make available more than 450 individual collections.
In the spirit of the season, we are proud to bring you this year's Barnard holiday greeting.
Barnard College Acquires Collection, Celebrates New Memoir of Feminist Artist and Activist Sabra Moore
Artist Sabra Moore, a key figure in the feminist movement since the 1960s, will read from her newly released memoir Openings: A Memoir from the Women’s Art Movement, New York City 1970-1992 (New Village Press) Nov. 1 at 12 p.m. in 302 Barnard Hall, as a part of the Barnard Center for Research on Women's Lunchtime Lecture Series.
Students pored over personal diaries, typescript manuscripts, and photo albums from the poet, playwright, novelist, and black feminist Ntozake Shange ’70 as part of a course on digital storytelling.
Professor Woloch’s received the William G. Bowen award for her book, A Class by Herself.
Lena Palacios and Susana Sepulveda granted funding to conduct research at the Barnard Zine Library and BCRW in 2016/2017 academic year.
In its eighth year, the Global Symposium traveled to Paris. Barnard College gathered a group of prominent leaders from across the region to discuss some of the current events and rapidly changing policies that are influencing women’s roles throughout Europe.
Artist gifts her foundational works to the Barnard Archives
The eighth annual Barnard Global Symposium will take place in Paris, gathering hundreds of prominent European leaders in business, government, and the fashion industry to talk about women's roles in the workplace and beyond.
Professor Janet R. Jakobsen has devoted her career to merging scholarship and activism in the realm of feminist social justice.
Editor Julia Cheiffetz '00 talks about developing the "Notorious RBG" book based on Internet sensation
HarperCollins executive editor Julia Cheiffetz '00 talks about developing the book Notorious RBG about the pioneering feminist Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Jennifer Finney Boylan, Barnard's first Anna Quindlen Writer-in-Residence answers questions about being on the hit docuseries I am Cait.
Senior Emily-Anne Rigal, founder of the anti-bullying organization WeStopHate.org, published Flawd, a fun, illustrated guide on "how to stop hating yourself, others, and the things that make you who are you."
The Columbia University Science Fiction Society president shares her love of physics, fantasy novels, and "nerd culture."
A Class by Herself, a new book by Nancy Woloch, adjunct history professor at Barnard, delves into the history of protective laws for women workers.
Over the past few years, there has been a growing visibility of transgender individuals across our society, and an increasing recognition that, for many people, gender identity is more complicated and ambiguous than was once commonly believed to be the case.
Computer science major Jada Hawkins is the co-founder of Athena Digital Design.
Barnard founder Annie Nathan Meyer and her sister, Maud Nathan, debate the question of women’s suffrage
In celebration of the fifth annual Athena Film Festival, watch a short video featuring our alumnae in film.
From feminism to financial aid, students, faculty and staff share what is most special to them about Barnard.
Writer and feminist activist Julie Zeilinger ’15 is the founder and editor of TheFBomb and the author of two books, A Little F’d Up and College 101.
Students, faculty, alumnae and community members gathered at Barnard on Sunday, October 26th, to celebrate the College's 125th anniversary year. View a photo essay that brings to life a wonderful day honoring Barnard's history, present, and future.
In a video celebrating Barnard's milestone anniversary, faculty, staff and students share their thoughts on what makes Barnard so special.
Cinneah is a peer educator at the Barnard-Columbia Rape Crisis Anti-Violence Support Center.
In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.
Barnard College hosted the fourth annual 2014 Athena Film Festival honoring extraordinary women in the film industry.
In a recent episode of the Dare to Use the F-Word podcast, President Debora Spar talks with feminist media activist Jamia Wilson about how the drive for perfection affects young women today. Following the interview, President Spar shared her thoughts on the direction of feminism for the next generation.
The Gender Amplified Music Festival inspires the next generation of music producers and women in technology.
Listen to Barnard Students discuss themes in Barnard President Debora Spar's new book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection.
National media coverage of President Spar's new book includes appearances on "CBS This Morning", MSNBC's "Morning Joe," NPR's "Fresh Air," and more.
On Good Morning America and in Glamour magazine, President Spar explains why women should stop trying to "have it all"
View coverage of President Spar's upcoming book Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
Newsweek/Daily Beast event gathers young women at Barnard for conversations on social entrepreneurship and activism
BCRW has a new podcast series on young feminists! The latest episode features a conversation between Pulitzer-Prize winning author Anna Quindlen '74 and
Julie Zeilinger '15.
In news segment about work-life balance, President Spar notes the need to redefine success.
In March, Barnard hosted the fifth annual global symposium Women Changing Brazil and the third annual Young Women's Leadership Workshop in São Paulo.
The Barnard Center for Research on Women's annual Scholar & Feminist conference drew hundreds of participants.
Organist Gail Archer and hip-hop producer Ebonie Smith '07 discuss the challenges women face when they want to make it in the music industry.
The Women in Public Service Project convened at Barnard for the first time in September, 2012.
For Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Barnard's President writes about the challenges of "having it all"
Student responds to question about young women leaders on Forbes.com.
Spar responds to The Atlantic's cover story on trade-offs facing professional women.
In advance of Barnard's Commencement, President Spar notes the significance of President Obama speaking at a women's college.
Kenyan advocate for women's and girls' education and health speaks to Barnard students.
Barnard hosts the fourth annual global symposium in Mumbai, showcasing the work being done by some of the most exceptional women in India.