Category - Video Wellness

Welcome to Class: Animal Behavior

In the continuing series Welcome to Class, Alison Pischedda, an assistant professor in the Biological Sciences department at Barnard College, discusses her class: Animal Behavior. The course examines a vast array of animals all over the world, primarily through the lens of natural selection and its impact on the animal kingdom. In response to COVID-19, students also examine how the first lockdown>>>

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Creation Is Everything You Do: Shange, The Sisterhood & Black Collectivity

In the 1970s black women writers began gathering in Brooklyn and Manhattan, forming themselves into a group who came to be informally known as The Sisterhood. Uplifting each others’ lives and honing their craft, they were central to an explosion of 1970s & 80s literature that included for colored girls who have considered a suicide when the rainbow is enuf. On social media, the photo of>>>

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Art Installation: Kehinde Wiley at Barnard College

Barnard College welcomes two paintings by artist Kehinde Wiley, proudly displayed in Milbank Hall. The works, entitled Portrait of Savannah Essah and Portrait of Dorinda Essah, were completed in 2020. The vibrant oil on linen portraits depict a mother and her daughter. Given their size and weight, they took many hours and a full crew to hang. Here’s a look at the process.

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Welcome to Class: American Monument Cultures

In the continuing series Welcome to Class, Elizabeth Hutchison, the Tow Associate Professor of Art History, discusses her class: American Monument Cultures. The course gives students an understanding of the complicated relationship of public monuments as they relate to assertion by those in power and the impact the experience of those who see them. This class also teaches students the>>>

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STUFF: Honoring Ntozake Shange ’70

The multimedia installation “STUFF”, on view at the Milstein Center, is artist Dianne Smith’s creation based on the work and legacy of Black feminist and playwright Ntozake Shange ’70. Smith and curator Souleo share insights of the inspiration and relevancy of Shange’s work in their own lives and art. The installation is on view until August 2021 and online: . It is>>>

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Dance (DVP) at Home with DVP

Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) promotes strong and creative movement among adults of all ages and abilities. Stay active and find creative expression from home! MOVEMENT SPEAKS® Free On-line ZOOM Classes Daily classes Monday-Sunday; 1hr each MOVEMENT SPEAKS® is the core program of Dances for a Variable Population. Created and developed by Naomi Goldberg Haas. Click link above to access>>>

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Fall 2020 Welcome to Class: Clothing

We all do it – get dressed each day. But few of us consider what Barnard art history professor Anne Higonnet will teach in her class Clothing: the rich and varied history of dressing over time and origin. This course will consider how different academic disciplines address clothing as well as the social and cultural significance of the ever-changing selections of outfits around the world.

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How Might Coronavirus Impact the LGBTQ Community

#FrontandCenter #ColumbiaUniversity #COVID19 Billy Caceres, an assistant professor at the School of Nursing, discusses his concerns about how he thinks coronavirus is affecting the LGBTQ community, particularly as some in the community are afraid to seek medical help because they fear discrimination. He hopes that might change with the recent Supreme Court ruling that a federal anti-bias law>>>

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Barnard Center for Toddler Development

When COVID-19 forced NYC and Barnard College to shut down, all learning went online. For the Barnard Center for Toddler Development team it was daunting to expect two year olds to play, engage, and learn through Zoom. The staff got creative, enlisted parent support, and taught the toddlers that virtual sessions could work and strengthen the connections the Toddler Center is built on.

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Barnard: Pre-College Program 2020

Barnard College has virtual summer course offerings to create fun and unique learning communities and experiences. Check out the re-designed array of opportunities that introduce participants to the college, build skills, and connect you with new friends. Most courses are taught by Barnard faculty through the STEMinists in Training Summer Institute, Young Women’s Leadership Institute, Young>>>

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Barnard College Celebrates the Class of 2020

On May 18 at 4 p.m. ET, Barnard College celebrates the Class of 2020 with livestreamed messages from President Sian Leah Beilock, Provost Linda Bell, Dean of the College Leslie Grinage, Board Chair Cheryl Glicker Milstein ’82, P’14, and well-wishes from faculty, classmates, Bacchantae, and more. Please visit barnard.edu/seniorsignoff to view playback of the livestreamed event and more. And tune>>>

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