Barnard College News
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.”
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.