Barnard College News

How interdisciplinary academic studies at a liberal arts college bolsters Barnard’s “STEAM” majors.

In recognition of National American Indian Heritage Month (November), Barnard highlights historic Manhattan areas where the Lenape peoples lived for centuries.
 

Professor of history José Moya explains the history behind the Mexican holiday that honors the dead and traces its connection to Halloween, while considering Barbie’s and Coco’s places in the cultural appropriation debate. 

Artists and transnational collaborators Jeannette Ehlers and La Vaughn Belle open up about the famous monument’s long-term residency in Barnard Hall, the legacy of Mary Thomas, and the importance of filling public art space with black narratives.