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International Women's Day 2014

In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.

Web Exclusive: President Spar Shares her Thoughts on How Young Women are Embracing Feminism

In a recent episode of the Dare to Use the F-Word podcast, President Debora Spar talks with feminist media activist Jamia Wilson about how the drive for perfection affects young women today. Following the interview, President Spar shared her thoughts on the direction of feminism for the next generation.

NYCCEP's MLK Legacy Week

Barnard Students React to Ideas in "Wonder Women"

Listen to Barnard Students discuss themes in Barnard President Debora Spar's new book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Prof. Jonathan Rieder reflects on 50th anniversary of MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech

Sociology professor comments on King's legacy for The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, The Charlie Rose Show, and more.

Prof. Jonathan Rieder shares story behind President Kennedy's Civil Rights Address

In The Atlantic, sociology professor writes about JFK's renowned speech and the influence of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Birmingham protesters.

São Paulo: Barnard in Brazil

Fifth Global Symposium Highlights Women's Emerging Leadership 

Poetry Slam

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).

Marking 20 Years of Africana Studies

“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.

 

Access to rare audio tapes enhances Prof. Jonathan Rieder’s new book on Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sociology professor answers questions about his new book, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation