On February 18, 1965, Malcolm X gave his last public speech at Barnard College in the LeFrak Gymnasium—he was assassinated just three days later at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. Commemorate this historic speech with a screening, student performance, and panel discussion.
Tina Campt uses black-feminist concepts and archival photographs of communities in diaspora to explore how power and resistance affect our understanding of the feminist struggle.
In honor of International Women’s Day, join Nobel Peace Laureate and Barnard Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice Leymah Gbowee, and other distinguished scholars and activists, for a daylong symposium on women’s rights movements in Africa.
Join Africana Studies for its third annual Africana Distinguished Alumnae event honoring journalist, playwright, and author Thulani Davis ’70.
Join Africana Studies for a two-day celebration of playwright, poet, and novelist Ntozake Shange ’70, featuring student performances of her work, reflections on her legacy with Shange herself and acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntrye, and an interdisciplinary exploration of African American arts and letters and gender in the African Diaspora.
English professor discusses her research with The Chronicle of Higher Education and NPR's "Tell Me More."
The Africana Distinguished Alumna Series honors Ntozake Shange '70, with a screening and discussion of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, the film version of her Obie Award-winning play.