women

 

Janice Haaken, professor emerita at Portland State University, combines psychology, film theory and social action research methods to explore the visual representation of female trauma. 

When I was 6 years old, I remember defiantly stating that I wanted to grow up to be the first female president of the United States. By the time I graduated from Barnard, I was more inclined toward being the “next” Katie Couric. Today, I’m very happy as a writer, lecturer, and small-business owner.... but I’m wondering what these changed goals say about me and my generation?

Spar responds to The Atlantic's cover story on trade-offs facing professional women.

In advance of Barnard's Commencement, President Spar notes the significance of President Obama speaking at a women's college.

Kenyan advocate for women's and girls' education and health speaks to Barnard students.

In this talk, Gail Hershatter, a professor of history at UC Santa Cruz, explores changes in the lives of women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.