Barnard launched the Women's Studies Major in 1974. Alumna Lois Elfman '80 looks at the careers, changes, and challenges over 30 years.
A look at two seminal women’s ensembles in Delhi and how they aided and enlarged the concerns of the women’s movement in India.
Sylvia Alajaji examines how hip-hop allows Muslim women a space for exploring and claiming the complex, multifaceted, and sometimes contradictory aspects of their identities.
How men can help women.
Last word by Elizabeth Langer '68
The contrast could not have been starker. On one day in August two glossy magazines showed up in my mailbox. One, the Barnard Magazine, showed three beautiful young women, elegantly dressed and beaming, holding champagne glasses and enjoying the festivities around their fifth reunion. The other, TIME, depicted a once equally beautiful woman, looking out from her head shawl and into the camera, revealing nothing. Her nose had been cut clean off—punishment by the Taliban, the article explained, for having fled her abusive in-laws. The woman, Aisha, was 18.
Barnard hosts a major initiative with the City of New York to jumpstart the celebration of Women's History Month.
A revealing exchange of personal histories and ideas about the future.