The exhibition that addresses housing segregation and race has inspired community organizers and advocates, teachers and students, and even policymakers such as New York State Senator Cordell Cleare.
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BCRW, the Public Theater, and the Ntozake Shange Literary Trust celebrated the newly created residency with an evening of tributes and performances.
The celebrated French author shared what inspires and unnerves her in a revealing conversation with British novelist Hari Kunzru.
BCRW, The Public Theater, and The Ntozake Shange Literary Trust partner to establish the first residency of its kind for distinguished women, femme, trans, or non-binary playwrights of the African Diaspora.
The Dobbs v. Jackson ruling ends federal protection of abortion rights.
The multigenre dance installation is an artistic collaboration between generations of Barnard women.
Asha Futterman ’21 reflects on her three-year journey with the Barnard Center for Research on Women, including her Reading the Black Library Youth Fellowship with the Rebuild Foundation.
In celebration of his new book, Mutual Aid, Dean Spade ’97 discusses the theory and how it can help veteran and novice activists maintain movement work.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs ’04 — scholar, poet, and activist — addresses queer blackness in her work and the concept and inspiration behind her new book.
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.
For research perfomed in the Barnard Archives, Center for Research on Woman, or Zine Library. Applications due midnight ET 3/3/19.
Since last May, Barnard faculty members were awarded major research grants that support a diverse array of interests, enabling them to continue existing studies and support collaborations with other institutions.
Barnard celebrated the grand opening of The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning on October 3, 2018.
The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning will be a new academic hub in the heart of campus bringing students and faculty together, facilitating collaboration, and fostering dialogue.
The 1968 protests and campus activism today were the topics of a March 6, 2018, panel hosted by the Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW) in cooperation with the Barnard Archives and the Barnard College Class of 1971.
The panel discussion and exhibit will trace the history of activism on campus and beyond from 1968 to the present.
An exploration of racialized images in a genre of photography called “identification photography,” with Professor Tina Campt.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month—but at Barnard, Pride is year-round.
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.
Acclaimed Poets Claudia Rankine & Dionne Brand Explored Limits of Language in the Face of White Supremacy at BCRW Event
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza spoke at Barnard about current affairs and a path forward for the movement.
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.
A year after its founding, the Harlem Semester is breaking new ground.
Discussion of Social Activism Sparks Intergenerational Dialogue
Barnard Celebrated Zora Neale Hurston '28 at a Conference on Her Work
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.
Lena Palacios and Susana Sepulveda granted funding to conduct research at the Barnard Zine Library and BCRW in 2016/2017 academic year.
Professor Janet R. Jakobsen has devoted her career to merging scholarship and activism in the realm of feminist social justice.
An excerpt from Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement, a new book by Associate Professor of History Premilla Nadasen, was recently featured on Salon.
On Feb. 18, 1965, Malcolm X spoke at Barnard, giving what would be his last public talk before his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965. Fifty years later, alumnae and Malcolm X experts met at Barnard to mark the historic speech.
Barnard's Committee for Online and On-Campus Learning examines how faculty can best use digital technology to enhance learning.
Barnard symposium on African Women’s Rights and Resilience features distinguished scholars and activists addressing issues facing feminists and activists throughout Africa.
In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.
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.
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.