Social Media

Social Media

Digital Initiatives at Barnard

A host of projects confirms the College's commitment to new technology

Gabby Noone '16: Blogger and Feminist

Gabby creates content for teen girls at Rookie Magazine and worked as a DIY blogger at Buzzfeed

Emily-Anne Rigal '16: Activist and Entrepreneur

Emily-Anne is the founder and director of the nonprofit program We Stop Hate, dedicated to raising self-esteem in teens through social media.

Social Media: The New Frontier of Global Leadership

A discussion with Craig Newmark
September 26, 2013
5 PM
Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall

Join Craig Newmark, Internet pioneer and founder of craigslist and craigconnects, as he discusses his career evolution from founder of one of the world's most widely used websites, to his decision to forego big-money Silicon Valley in favor of "doing well by doing good."

Of Letters, Leaks, and Tweets

When I was in college in the early 1980s, letters—on paper, in ink, with self-licked stamps and everything—were the primary form of communication. Cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail were inconceivable; the payphone in the hallway was noisy and unreliable. And so, like every college student of that era, I wrote letters.

TED Talk Screening: Alain de Botton

Staying Present: Stress-Management and Anti-Anxiety Week
Thursday, April 25, 2013
6:30PM - 7:30PM
Furman Conference Room 98 Brooks Hall FIrst floor

A kinder, gentler philosophy of success followed by discussion. Can reframing success and taking control of our tendency towards social comparisons alleviate anxiety?

FREE pizza will be served.

Muslim Women, Activism & New Media Cultures

A conversation with Ousseina Alidou and others
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

 

Ousseina Alidou and other scholars consider how women in different Muslim contexts, who may or may not identify with feminism, are engaging media to explore different understandings of Islam.

Digital Community Formation

A roundtable discussion with Jon Beller, Brittney Cooper, Gail Drakes, Dana Goldstein, Renina Jarmon, and Courtney Martin '02
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

In this roundtable discussion, panelists examine the ways in which digital media are changing traditional methods of research, collaboration, and publication, as well as the political and ethical impact of developing ideas in the public eye.

Speak up! Establishing Online Voice through Blogging – for Barnard Students

A workshop with Julie Zeilinger ’15 and Lulu Mickelson ’14
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
6:30 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Into the Blogosphere

Keeping an online journal brings together family, friends, and fellow travelers