Work of Barnard's Millicent C. McIntosh Professor in English and Writing called "a very important contribution to Irish-American literature."
Writers currently teaching creative writing courses at Barnard this fall will read from their work, including new work.
The award-winning novelist and Barnard alumna, Edwidge Danticat, returns to campus as the first speaker in the Africana Studies Program's Distinguished Alumnae series.
Read two essays by Barnard psychology professor Alexandra Horowitz in The New York Times.
Acclaimed global novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar read from their recent works, and discuss what motivates them to write.
Rebecca Goldstein is a philosopher and novelist, and both an alumna and former professor of Barnard College. She is the author of many acclaimed works of philosophical fiction, including The Mind-Body Problem, Thirty-Six Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction, and Plato at the Googleplex.
Lecture will be followed by Q & A and book-signing.
The 2014-15 Writers at Barnard series continues with two distinguished American poets, Claudia Rankine and Robert Hass.
Watch political science Professor Séverine Autesserre share her journey from aspiring reporter to activist to Ivy League professor in the first episode of Barnard's Pathways to Passion series.
In celebration of Barnard's 125th anniversary, authors affiliated with the college will read from their work.