liberal arts

liberal arts

President Spar appears on CCTV in China

Watch her discuss women's education, leadership, and other aspects of Barnard.

Up For Interpretation

A Conversation with Quentin Skinner and Christopher Ricks
Friday, November 18, 2011
4:15 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Barnard Humanities Initiative: Humanistic Scholarship - Why It Matters

A lecture by Anthony Grafton
Thursday, October 27, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton University and current President of the American Historical Association, offers a trenchant defense of humanistic scholarship as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.

President Spar elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

President Spar was among 177 of the nation’s most influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony on October 1.

Barnard Humanities Initiative: Enthusiasm & Critique

A lecture by Amy Hollywood
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, Diana Center

Amy Hollywood, Professor of Christian Studies at the Harvard Divinity School, asks us to rethink the historically vexed relationship between enthusiasm and critique as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.

Prof. Mark Carnes considers question of skills versus content in education

In The Chronicle of Higher Education, the creator of "Reacting to the Past" comments on the most important aspects of general-education requirements.