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Zadie Smith: Artist and Citizen

A reading by the author
Thursday, November 14, 2013
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

The Barnard International Artist Series welcomes Zadie Smith, the author of White Teeth and The Autograph Man, for a reading from her newest novel, NW.  The prize-wining author will discuss race and identity, as well as the relationship between her private passions and her works’ global themes.

Utopia: The Scholar & Feminist 2013

Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 2, 2013
6:30 PM (Friday) & 9 AM (Saturday)
The Diana Center, Barnard College

Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women for this year’s Scholar & Feminist conference with the theme “Utopia,” focusing on emerging visions for feminist futures.

The Worlds of Ntozake Shange

A performance & conference
Thursday, February 14 - Friday, February 15, 2013
6 PM (Thursday) & 10 AM - 6 PM (Friday)
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Join Africana Studies for a two-day celebration of playwright, poet, and novelist Ntozake Shange ’70, featuring student performances of her work, reflections on her legacy with Shange herself and acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntrye, and an interdisciplinary exploration of African American arts and letters and gender in the African Diaspora. 

Slam Team Tryouts!!

A slam to determine the team that will compete at the College Union Poetry Invitational
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
8:00pm
Student Dining Room, Diana Center

Looking for a few good poets for Barnard Slam team!

Ntozake Shange on Stage & Screen

A screening and panel
Wednesday, November 7
6 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

The Africana Distinguished Alumna Series honors Ntozake Shange '70, with a screening and discussion of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, the film version of her Obie Award-winning play.

Lyn Hejinian & Eleanor Johnson

Women Poets at Barnard Reading
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Join Women Poets at Barnard and the Koch-Dupee Poetry of the American Avant-Garde Series at Columbia for a reading by Lyn Hejinian and Eleanor Johnson.

Traci Brimhall & Carolyn Forché

Barnard Women Poets Prize Reading
Thursday, April 5, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

A reading celebrating the publication of Our Lady of the Ruins by Traci Brimhall, chosen by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize.

Catherine Barnett, James Fenton & Mary Gordon '71

A reading by Barnard Creative Writing Faculty
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Renowned authors, Catherine Bennett, James Fenton, and Mary Gordon, come together to read and discuss their works.