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Malcolm X at Barnard: 50 Years Later

On Feb. 18, 1965, Malcolm X spoke at Barnard, giving what would be his last public talk before his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965. Fifty years later, alumnae and Malcolm X experts met at Barnard to mark the historic speech.

Barnard Women in Film

In celebration of the fifth annual Athena Film Festival, watch a short video featuring our alumnae in film.

Malcolm X at Barnard: 18 February 1965/2015

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Malcolm X’s last public speech
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
6 PM
LeFrak Gymnasium

On February 18, 1965, Malcolm X gave his last public speech at Barnard College in the LeFrak Gymnasium—he was assassinated just three days later at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. Commemorate this historic speech with a screening, student performance, and panel discussion. 

NYC Feminist Zine Fest

A showcase
Saturday, March 7, 2015
12 - 6 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

The Scholar & Feminist XL: Action on Education

A conference
Friday, February 27 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Barnard College

In honor of the 40th anniversary of BCRW’s signature Scholar & Feminist Conference, scholars, activists, educators, and artists will explore the K-12 landscape and investigate who can attain post-secondary education, under what circumstances, and at what cost. 

Back to the Garden

Barnard’s writer-in-residence reflects on what has changed—in the neighborhood and in herself—since she last lived in Morningside Heights.

Pathways to Passion: Séverine Autesserre

Watch political science Professor Séverine Autesserre share her journey from aspiring reporter to activist to Ivy League professor in the first episode of Barnard's Pathways to Passion series. 

Julie Zeilinger '15: Writer and Activist

Writer and feminist activist Julie Zeilinger '15 is the founder and editor of TheFBomb.org and the author of two books, Little F’d Up and College 101