Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch tackles one of the most provocative issues in education today: What’s behind the trend to close low-scoring schools and turn them over to private managers?
Anindita Banerjee will discuss two translations of an unusual text of the 15th century — the travelogue of a Russian merchant, which is punctuated and even overwhelmed by its religious invocations to Allah and the Prophet Mohammed.
Professor Edward Telles discusses the pitfalls of using census data to define ethnicity, race and socioeconomic status in countries throughout Latin America.
Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.
SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.
The award-winning novelist and Barnard alumna, Edwidge Danticat, returns to campus as the first speaker in the Africana Studies Program's Distinguished Alumnae series.
The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science Lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young.
Acclaimed global novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar read from their recent works, and discuss what motivates them to write.
World-renowned psychologist, Professor Éric Laurent, examines the complex roles that psychoanalysis plays in today's culture.
With over 11,000 degree candidates, and 20,000 participants and guests in attendance, the ceremony is an unforgettable, grand-scale celebration that appropriately marks the academic achievements of the University graduates.
The founder of the book, blog and movement, "Free-Range Kids" discusses her parenting philosophy and the controversy she set off with her son's now famous unsupervised subway ride.