literature

Wendy Dubow Polins' novel that grew out of visits to college campuses with her older daughter, and the memories of being a student when "everything, everything, is ahead of you."

A top agent with a trademark laugh

Edwidge Danticat ’90 comes to campus to launch the Distinguished Alumna Speaker Series and discuss how peril and risk can ignite the artistic process.

Readings by Polly Devlin, Saskia Hamilton, and Nick Laird.

Students of the Barnard Music Department join the Opera Company of Brooklyn in bringing to life Henry Purcell’s baroque masterpiece.

Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton University and current President of the American Historical Association, offers a trenchant defense of humanistic scholarship as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.