Ella Weed Room, Milbank Hall, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Apr 3, 2017 | 6:00PM

Hearing the Hidden Stories: Walking as a Signature and Interpretation

Garnette Cadogan

Our public spaces are repositories of stories, many of which reveal both the nature of public life and the particularities of the lives that move through them. But in our attempt to understand public life, we tend to immerse ourselves in data, too often sidelining the rich variety of stories that helps us understand what […]

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Harlem, Harlem Semester

Courses in the Spring 2017 Harlem Semester Initiative

Jan 19, 2017

About the Harlem Semester Organized by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the Department of Africana Studies and launched in 2016, the Harlem Semester Program is an ambitious public humanities initiative that explores the complexities of Harlem’s social, political, and intellectual histories, its leaders, its culture, and its artists. The curriculum of the […]

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Harlem Semester

James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall
Sep 16, 2016 | 10:30AM

When Sugar Hill Was Sweet: A Centennial Celebration of 409 & 555 Edgecombe Avenue

Multiple speakers

A Centennial Celebration of 409 and 555 Edgecombe Avenue A Day of Performances and Panel Discussions at Barnard College 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM PANEL: Of the Cloth: Theologians, Ministers, and Christian Capitalists Speakers: William Seraile, Ph.D., Reverend LaKeesha Walrond, Ph.D. From Daddy Grace’s enormous property holdings, including ownership of 555 Edgecombe Avenue, to the […]

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Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Jan 29, 2016 | 6:00PM

FILM SCREENING: I Remember Harlem: Parts I and II

Juanita Howard

As the opening event to its Harlem Semester Initiative, Barnard’s Africana Studies department will screen filmmaker and Harlem legend Bill Miles’ celebrated film “I Remember Harlem, Parts I and II” with producer Junaita Howard on Friday, January 29th at 6pm. A Harlem resident his entire life, Miles grew up on 126th Street, behind the Apollo […]

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