In this talk, Gail Hershatter, a professor of history at UC Santa Cruz, explores changes in the lives of women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.
A lecture by Gail Hershatter
This presentation discussed how immigration made Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines conspicuously different societies.
Dr. Karen Seeley examines Barnard College’s response to World War II, including the College’s attempts to mobilize students and the war’s implications for college life.
Milk: A Local & Global History by Deborah Valenze, Professor of European History & Studies
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.
Prof. Matar, Libyan author and member of Barnard's English faculty, answers questions on Libya through The New Yorker's "Ask the Author" webpage.
Ten years after the events of September 11, an international group of artists, writers, and activists gather to explore the effects of catastrophe and discuss creative responses to disaster.
Matt D. Childs examines how the transatlantic slave trade brought about the formation of a common identity for the Yoruba and Igbo peoples of Africa.