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Archives News

We're excited to announce that Obden Mondésir is the new Associate Director of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections!

With the support of a President’s Research Award, the staff of the Barnard Archives, Africana Studies, English, and Barnard Library and Information Sciences (BLAIS) engaged in a two-year celebration of Ntozake Shange's life and legacy. 

As we begin spooky season and reminisce Central Park in autumn, we welcome you to the September/October 2020 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news highlights from the BLAIS Staff at Milstein!

Maya Garfinkel, BC '19 won a Barnard Library Research Award!

Members of the Shange Magic Project received $5,000 for their idea The Love Space Demands: Sharing the Words of Ntozake Shange in the Barnard Library, which will support the installation of excerpts from the work of Ntozake Shange ’70 on walls around the Milstein Center.

Denise Mantey ‘21 and Martha Tenney will be speaking at the. Project STAND Symposium at ASU on February 28. They’re going to talk about the experience of creating an exhibit (together with Maat Bates ‘21) celebrating and reflecting on 50 years of BOSS.