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Join Associate Professor of Classics Kristina Milnor for a lunchtime lecture. Milnor will discuss female involvement in the public management of money during the first century of the Roman Empire. Sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

Essay collection examines how modern Finnish memory and the writing of history have engaged and evaded both the history of antisemitism in Finland.

Madeline Y. Hsu, director of the Center for Asian American Studies and associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, explores how shifts in immigration laws and practices produced the idea of Chinese, and other Asian immigrants, as high-achieving “model minorities.”

Hilan Warshaw's one-hour documentary examines the conflicting attitudes toward Jews held by the German opera composer, Richard Wagner.

Sociology professor comments on King's legacy for The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, The Charlie Rose Show, and more.

A fashion exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America, curated with the expertise of Professor Dorothy Ko, tells the story of Shanghai’s “new woman.”

Sociology professor answers questions about his new book, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation

 

Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self. 

Rickie Solinger, Dorian Warren, and Kimberley Johnson discuss the legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s epic New Deal reforms, and today’s need for similar programs to address the challenges of the 21st century.