lecture

lecture

Is A Public School A Public Good Or A Shoestore?

A lecture by Diane Ravitch
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch tackles one of the most provocative issues in education today: What’s behind the trend to close low-scoring schools and turn them over to private managers?

The Journey of the “Russian Columbus” from Victorian England to Bollywood

A Lecture by Anindita Banerjee, Cornell University
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

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.

Color, Ethnic/Race Identity & Socioeconomic Status In Latin America

A lecture by Edward Telles
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Professor Edward Telles discusses the pitfalls of using census data to define ethnicity,  race and socioeconomic status in countries throughout Latin America.

Why I Write

A discussion with Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Acclaimed global novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar read from their recent works, and discuss what motivates them to write.

Psychoanalysis & Our Time

A lecture by Éric Laurent
Thursday, September 29, 2011
7 PM
Julius Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall

World-renowned psychologist, Professor Éric Laurent, examines the complex roles that psychoanalysis plays in today's culture.

Global Networks: Understanding an Interconnected World

Spring 2017 Weiss International Visiting Scholar Lecture
Monday, February 13, 2017
4:10 PM
530 Altschul Hall

Pietro Battiston, an economist at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy and Barnard’s 2017 Weiss International Visiting Scholar, will present some examples of "global networks," and guide the audience through the fundamental concepts of this discipline, showing how these new insights are helping policy makers and entrepreneurs make important decisions.