Rethinking the "Latino Vote" in 2012: Political Heterogeneity in a Two-Party System

A lecture by Cristina Beltrán
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
5 PM
420 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University

Cristina Beltrán analyzes the rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric and explains how xenophobic speech and policies obscure political diversity among Latinos.

Constitution Day

Monday, September 17, 2012
The Diana Center

To celebrate Constitution Day, Herbert Sloan will explore Thomas Jefferson’s ideas about constitutions and why they have not won favor with most Americans, either in Jefferson's own lifetime or in the present day.

Perils of the Presidency

Partisan politics is only one of many pitfalls, according to Professor Richard Pious

Prof. Mona El-Ghobashy offers insight on Egyptian election

Political science professor appears on CNN, quoted in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Change They Can Believe In?

Israeli diplomat discusses regional shifts—past, present, and future

President Spar discusses Obama's upcoming commencement address on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

In advance of Barnard's Commencement, President Spar notes the significance of President Obama speaking at a women's college.

Keeping Public Schools Public

Diane Ravitch affirms the compelling need for good community schools

Wallace Shawn: Why I Call Myself A Socialist

A reading & book signing by the playwright, actor, and essayist
Thursday, March 8, 2012
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Barnard welcomes the celebrated playwright, essayist, actor, and activist as he ponders some of the most intriguing issues of our day.