literature & poetry

literature & poetry

Women Poets at Barnard: Robyn Schiff and Dorothea Lasky

A poetry reading by Robyn Schiff and Dorothea Lasky.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor

A poetry reading by Robyn Schiff.

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Jack Hawley has spent his career immersed in the religions and literature of northern India. His fascination with the topic was sparked by a course on world...
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Since the 2013 release of its first album, Major Arcana , the indie-rock band Speedy Ortiz has developed a growing fan base and garnered critical acclaim. Music...
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Harlem Semester

The Harlem Semester Engages Students With Harlem’s Rich History in New Ways

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Students pored over personal diaries, typescript manuscripts, and photo albums from the poet, playwright, novelist, and black feminist Ntozake Shange ’70 as part of a course on digital storytelling.

A Harlem Collaboration

The classroom takes root in Harlem for an innovative new program. Click on the buildings in this interactive map to explore the neighborhood and the Harlem Semester program.