Wagner's Jews

Screening and Panel Discussion
Sunday, September 22, 2013
4 PM
Event Oval

Hilan Warshaw's one-hour documentary examines the conflicting attitudes toward Jews held by the German opera composer, Richard Wagner.

Fall Event Preview

Stay tuned for our Fall 2013 events featuring renowned author Zadie Smith; music festival, Gender Amplified, and our signature lineup of distinguished scholars, artists, and thought-leaders.

Breaking into the Human Rights Field

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
6:30PM to 7:30PM
Barnard Career Development Library (Elliott Hall, 2nd Floor)

Rights, Religion & Secularity

A panel with Tanika Sarkar, Neferti Tadiar, Anupama Rao, and others
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Historians and scholars gather to discuss acclaimed scholar Tanika Sarkar’s latest work, which explores the relations among law, personhood, and Hindu idioms in colonial India.


The Galley Slave's Dilemma

Lepanto in the Eyes of Juan Latino, Black African Freedman of Granada
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
6:30 PM
Ella Weed Room, 2nd Floor Milbank Hall


Join the Center for Translation Studies as distinguished scholars and translators discuss the life and work of Juan Latino, the first person of sub-Saharan African descent to publish a book of poems in a “Western” language.



Spatialities of Translation

A panel discussion with Bruno Bosteels, Tom Conley, Brian O’Keeffe, and Phillip John Usher
Friday, March 1, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall


This panel of language scholars will rethink the theory and practice of translation, reimagining it as the traversing of space.


Jack Kerouac's Bilingualism

A panel discussion with Hassan Melehy and Joyce Johnson ’55
Monday, February 18, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Hassan Melehy and Joyce Johnson discuss Jack Kerouac’s life and work, exploring his constant cultural and linguistic translation between French and English.

Student Workshop: How To Ace That Interview

Friday, February 15, 2013
9 AM–4 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Lucky magazine editor Brandon Holley '89 and other illustrious alumnae teach students interviewing skills and techniques.

Sonia Pierre and the Struggle for Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

A conversation with Miriam Neptune, Manuela Pierre, Ninaj Raoul, Monisha Bajaj
Thursday, December 6, 2012
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

This panel highlights the activism of young women who are moving forward with activist Sonia Pierre’s work, addressing the question of how international pressure impacts efforts by marginalized groups.