For four days in April, the campus sprang to life with the sound of spoken-word poetry, as hundreds of performers converged at Barnard for the annual College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI).
“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Barnard has several options for creating named scholarship funds with gifts of $50,000 or more. Donors are honored and thanked at annual Torchbearers receptions, where they can meet the scholarship recipients.
Biennial prize recognizes the best second collection of poems by an American woman poet
Three authors currently teaching Creative Writing at Barnard will read from their work.
Enthusiastic alumnae flock to Mary Gordon's online course.
The three poets will read from their work.
This year marks two important anniversaries for Zora Neale Hurston ’28, a preeminent writer of the Harlem Renaissance. To celebrate them, Barnard Magazine recently published two essays that broaden our understanding of this unique American writer.