Dr. Mark Podwal-physician, artist, author, and former op-ed illustrator of the New York Times-will discuss his exhibit, featured at the Ghetto Museum at the Terezín Memorial in 2014.Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m Register now: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Tuesday, May 5, Barnard announced Sauleha Kamal ’15 as the recipient of the second annual Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing. Thanks to the generosity of the Joan F. and Donald E. Axinn Foundation and in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Barnard alumna Anna Quindlen
policyforeign policypolitics Prof. Alexander Cooley, chair of the political science department and a leading authority on Central Asia, has been named the new director of Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, one of the world’s leading academic institutions for the study of Russia, Eurasia, and East Central Europe. His appointment begins July
Barnard Collegepresident Students, faculty and staff gathered at a special celebration today to mark the culmination of the academic year and to get a first look of what’s in the works for Barnard’s new teaching and learning center. The event kicked off with music from student a capella group Bacchante,
faculty ‘Once,’ a poem by English professor Saskia Hamilton, is featured in this week’s edition of The New York Times Magazine. Natasha Trethewey, who served as the poet laureate of the United States from 2012 to 2014, selects and introduces a poem in each week’s issue of the magazine for
architectureart In The Art Newspaper, Prof. Alexander Alberro reviews the much talked-about new Whitney Museum of American Art and its inaugural exhibition, America is Hard to See.
In his piece, Prof. Alberro argues that the building and the opening exhibition deserve praise for increasing the institution’s expansiveness, both in its literal views—the ones seen from
Join Rabbi Hoffman for an exploration of the historical roots of Zionism and discussion of contemporary thinking on the meaning and possibility of Zionist project in our time at JTS in New JerseyTuesdays, April 28, May 5, and May 12, 20158:00—9:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom193 E. Mount Pleasant AvenueLivingston, New JerseyRegister now: http://www.tbsnj.org/ and clicking on “JTS Registration” in the “Quick Links” box
An exhibition curated by renowned artist Tobi Kahn featuring artwork by members of The Jewish Theological Seminary’s ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMOpening Reception:April 30, 2015, 6:30—8:30 p.m.The JTS LibraryMorris and Nellie L. KawalerJudaica Exhibition CenterRSVP to email@example.com or (212)678-8839Photo ID required to enter JTS
This event will explore the concept of “meaning”: how it is used, what it might denote, and what the implications of these ideas are for our work in Jewish education, in particular in our ability to set goals and create assessments.June 7 at 2:00 p.m. to June 8 at 4:00 p.m.Register now: http://www.jtsa.edu/meaningof
JTS Day of Learning Potomac, Maryland What is the Good Life? Happiness and Fulfillment in the Jewish Tradition A celebration of adult Jewish learning featuring outstanding faculty and fellows from The Jewish Theological Seminary Sunday, April 26, 2015Register now: www.jtsa.edu/maryland
faculty Congratulations to sociology professor Jonathan Rieder, who in recent weeks received fellowships from both the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation to support his scholarship.
Chosen from a pool of over 3,100 applicants, Prof. Rieder is among a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and scientists receiving
AthleticsFencing Congratulations to fencer Sara Taffel ’17, who won her first gold medal at this year’s Junior World Fencing Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She defeated China’s Yiting Fu in the semifinal round and Canada’s Eleanor Harvey in her final match to become 2015 World Champion.
Watch a video recap of the
dance The New York Times recently published a career-spanning profile of acclaimed dance maker, author, and director Twyla Tharp ’63, Barnard’s Distinguished Guest Artist for the 2014-15 academic year. The article comes as Tharp prepares two lecture-performances – at Barnard on April 13 and at Hunter College on April 16