Sep 26, 2007 | 12:00PM
BCRW
101 Barnard Hall

The Storytelling Project: A Model for Teaching About Race and Racism Through Storytelling and the Arts
Lee Anne Bell

lunchtime lecture

Stories are powerful vehicles for addressing race and racism, says Barnard Professor of Education Lee Anne Bell. In conjunction with a diverse team of artists, teachers, university faculty and students, she has developed a unique educational model that uses storytelling to help high school students understand and deal effectively with race issues. From the group's rigorous analysis of literature, critical race theory, and narrative, the framework for an exciting new curriculum emerged. On … Read more

Sep 18, 2007 | 5:30PM
Sulzberger Parlor
3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Echoes of Life: Developing Ultrasound Technologies
Beryl Benacerraf '71

roslyn s. silver '27 science lecture

Obstetric ultrasound has proven such a valuable diagnostic tool since the late 1950s that it's become a cornerstone of monitoring fetal development. Revolutionary innovations continue to transform the field, providing both doctors and pregnant women with an astounding and ever-increasing array of information about the fetuses they care for. On Tuesday, September 18, Beryl Benacerraf '71, one of the leading researchers in ultrasound technology, presents her pioneering work in prenatal diagnosis … Read more