In this co-written essay, Prof. Kim Hall addresses the current issues that plague the study of humanities and offers specific strategies to remedy them.
If you are surprised or stunned by recent revelations concerning sexual assault and harassment, it is because you have been, like most of American culture, ignoring Black women. Shange’s choreopoem, now running as a revival at the Public Theater, reminds us to pay attention.
Read about the latest accomplishments by Barnard faculty and campus initiatives.
Monumental sculpture I Am Queen Mary to be installed in historic Barnard Hall
In June 2019, Africana Chair, Professor Yvette Christianse participated in an interdisciplinary workshop, 'Ilha de Mozambique: Thinking Oceanically/Pensando a Partir do Oceano. The workshop was organized by the Oceanic Humanties for the Global South initiative in collaboration with the Maputo-based independent research institute, Kaleidoscopio.
In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the American slave trade, officially recognized as August 1619, the complicated history that followed is unpacked.
Each spring, Barnard College presents selected faculty with awards to honor their commitment to exceptional teaching and research.
Dear Barnard Community,
Please join the Africana Studies department in congratulating Professor Colin Leach for the recognition that he has received from an up and coming, next generation of psychologists. The article in The Society for Personality and Social Psychology includes him in a list that celebrates “contemporary, distinguished, and advancing Black social and personality psychologists who are innovating, enhancing, and representing excellence in the field.” It is an impressive constellation.
During the spring 2018 semester, Barnard's faculty were awarded distinguished research grants and fellowships in the arts, creative scholarship, economics, and science.
Why would being really snappy as a dresser be politically dangerous?
Diverse Issues in Higher Education highlights Prof. Christiansë's collaboration with South African colleague.
Distinguished alumna Edwidge Danticat '90 returns to campus to share her new book, Create Dangerously, and to discuss what inspires her and drives her storytelling.