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Anindita Banerjee will discuss two translations of an unusual text of the 15th century — the travelogue of a Russian merchant, which is punctuated and even overwhelmed by its religious invocations to Allah and the Prophet Mohammed.

Dance historian quoted in The Washington Post.

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.

For The New York Times, Prof. José C. Moya discusses "Amerindian immigration from Latin America."

More than 180 participants, from 100 colleges and universities across the U.S., Canada, Norway, China, and Australia, will convene at Barnard's Sixteenth Annual Reacting to the Past Institute on June 9–12. 

Last week, Associate Professor of History Nara Milanich penned a New York Times letter to the editor in response to an article on mistaken paternity (Link to article). Prof. Milanich, who is currently researching a book about the topic, The Birth of Uncertainty: A Global History of the Paternity Test, is under contract with Harvard University Press.

Honor awarded to exceptional writing in the field of American history