Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton University and current President of the American Historical Association, offers a trenchant defense of humanistic scholarship as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.
Ten years after the events of September 11, an international group of artists, writers, and activists gather to explore the effects of catastrophe and discuss creative responses to disaster.
Professor Helene Foley of Barnard's department of Classics and Ancient Studies, explores the ways in which Julie Ward Howe reimagines this famous Greek tragedy.
Main speakers: Marie Hélène Brousse, Pierre-Gilles Gueguen, and Eric Laurent
Bryna Kranzler ’80 writes about her grandfather’s life as a baker, soldier, and political prisoner in early twentieth-century Poland and Russia.
George Varsos (University of Athens, Princeton University) discusses a comparative approach to translating Homer into modern languages.
Current members of the Barnard Creative Writing faculty read from their work, including poetry, prose and drama.
Translator and translation theorist Lawrence Venuti (Temple University) discusses the theoretical and practical issues raised by intertexuality by exploring three distinct works.