Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Personal Histories: Multicultural Memoirs
This class explores contemporary memoirs by writers from diverse social backgrounds. Personal narratives are profoundly shaped by differences in race, class, ethnicity, gender, and geography—as well as the specific historical context in which a life unfolds.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Women's Cultures/Women's Lives
Women's Culture/Women's Lives is a reading group that explores contemporary fiction and memoir by women of many cultures—with the inclusion of a classic or two and, to round things out, an occasional male author writing about women.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Seeking Your Voice: Poetry Workshop
This workshop with Patricia Brody offers both passion for the observation and writing of poetry, as well as support for each student’s journey, in each new poem.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
LAACU’s 16th Annual El Regreso
The Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University (LAACU) and the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) invite Barnard Alumnae to attend their 16th Annual El Regreso, a festive evening celebrating the diversity and achievements of Latino alumni with familia.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Class of 1961 Tour of the Plaza Hotel
Tour of the Plaza Hotel by Francis Morrone, architectural historian. It should be great fun to get together and to have an inside look at this landmark building. We hope to see you!
Monday, April 13, 2015
Class of 1959 Mini-Reunion
The Class of 1959 invites you to our first mini-Reunion of 2015. We will gather in the dining room of the Vagelos Alumnae Center for afternoon tea in a lovely intimate space giving us the chance to visit and catch up on all our news. High tea includes finger sandwiches, scones, fruit, and beverages. Then we will cross Broadway to the Miller Theatre for Tharp on Dance. Twyla Tharp’s informal presentation caps her year as Distinguished Guest Artist at Barnard College.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Tour of Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral at MOBIA
Project Continuum invites you to a guided tour of Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral at the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), followed by optional Dutch-treat lunch in the neighborhood.
Athena Center Power Talk
Athena Distinguished Fellow and Former President of the National Council for Research on Women, Linda Basch, joins us for a lively discussion of women’s leadership.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Alma Maters Panel Discussion: “Positive Eating Habits for a Lifetime”
Mary Ann LoFrumento ’77, pediatrician and founder of Simply Parenting, will moderate this discussion. Panelists include Dara-Lynn Weiss, author of The Heavy, a memoir about helping her seven-year-old daughter lose weight, and the challenges of modern parenting, and Ann Engelland a physician at Barnard who specializes in adolescent and young adult issues.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Aspen Institute Breakfast with Barnard President Debora Spar
The Aspen Institute is delighted to invite Barnard Alumnae to a breakfast celebrating the 2015 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition on Friday, April 17th, from 8:00-9:30 a.m., at the Yale Club of New York City. Barnard President Debora Spar will be speaking. Alumnae are offered discounted tickets.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner for Admitted Students
The office of Admissions at Barnard College invites alumnae to attend the 2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner for Admitted Students. We hope this evening will inspire our newly admitted class by highlighting the journeys of our alumnae as they developed their unique voices during their time at Barnard.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
2015 Barnard Does Brunch
Alumnae from the classes of 2004-2014 are invited to gather at The Heath at the historic McKittrick Hotel for a buffet brunch and bottomless cocktails.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Alma Maters: Navigating the College Admissions Process
Learn about the college admissions process from the ultimate insider: Jennifer Gill Fondiller ’88, Dean of Enrollment Management and Assistant Dean of the College.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Barnard's Junior Class Career and Networking Brunch
Alumnae, you are cordially invited! Please join the Junior Class for the annual Career and Networking Brunch. The Juniors are beginning to think about their time after Barnard and would love to speak with you regarding your current occupation and where your Barnard degree has taken you.
Greenwich Village Walking Tour
The Young Alumnae Committee invites you on a historical walking tour of Greenwich Village, led by archivist, professor, and Columbia alumna, Mary Brown, followed by lunch at Pasticceria Rocco.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
2015 Barnard Annual Gala
Please join us at the Plaza Hotel for dinner, an awards ceremony and scholarship auction honoring Lida Orzeck ’68, PhD '72 TC, CEO of Hanky Panky and John J. Studzinski CBE, Vice Chairman, Blackstone. All proceeds from this event will directly support financial aid at Barnard, and help the College continue to educate exceptional women regardless of their financial means.
Fourth Annual Gala Nights
Barnard College hosts its Fourth Annual Gala Nights Celebration with an evening of premium cocktails, late-night bites, and dancing featuring DJ Tina McKenzie - Barnard Class of 2011.
All proceeds from Gala Nights will support scholarships at Barnard College.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Barnard Reunion 2015
Celebrate the present. Connect with the past.
While spring always signals the season of Reunion at Barnard, the 2015 festivities will be particularly special, as it’s our school’s 125th anniversary.
We will be presenting a distinctive experience that will consist not only of the rich offerings of workshops, talks, and good times that you’d expect from a Barnard reunion, but will also serve as the extraordinary culmination of this milestone.
However, it’s nothing without you. That’s why the Alumnae Association of Barnard College and the Reunion Committee warmly invite you to Reunion 2015, Thursday, May 28-Sunday, May 31. Please join us.
2015 Alumnae of Color Dinner
All are invited to celebrate the diversity of our alumnae community at this annual Barnard tradition.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
2015 LGBTQ Tea
Join members of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning alumni/ae community for this popular Reunion event open to alumni, allies, and guests from Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering, and General Studies.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
The Galapagos Islands: 8 Days of Wonder & Amazement
Join the Alumnae Association of Barnard College for an exploration of the Galapagos Islands from October 7-14, 2015. Designated the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978, the Galapagos Islands have been described as a “unique living museum and showcase of evolution.” Undiscovered by Europeans until the 16th century, the Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern history as the birthplace of the theory of evolution.