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Photograph by Chad Kamenshine

The Harlem Semester Engages Students With Harlem’s Rich History in New Ways

Students pored over personal diaries, typescript manuscripts, and photo albums from the poet, playwright, novelist, and black feminist Ntozake Shange ’70 as part of a course on digital storytelling.

The classroom takes root in Harlem for an innovative new program. Click on the buildings in this interactive map to explore the neighborhood and the Harlem Semester program.

Lillian “Lily” R. Fishman ’16 was awarded the third annual Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing.

Barnard College featured in May Vanity Fair.

Photograph by Will Mebane