Michelle Smith, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, examines the intellectual underpinnings of black cultural critic Alain Locke’s defense of black art as a source of democratic judgment.
A young alumna is finding her way in New York City, where big dreams are the norm.
Conservator Dianne Dwyer Modestini ’68 and Curator Nadine Orenstein ’83 are two alumnae in specialized fields of the art world. Read about their achievements and how they got their start while students at Barnard.
Art history professor sheds new light on the renowned painting “Young Woman Drawing.”
Readings by Polly Devlin, Saskia Hamilton, and Nick Laird.
A major contemporary work now graces the lawn.
There’s a war in heaven, God is dying, and he’s taking the universe with him: this is the premise of José Rivera’s 1993 Obie-Award winning play.
Barnard and Columbia dancers perform global, classical and contemporary works.
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.