Curriculum & Courses
ICORE/MORE: the Interdisciplinary Concentration on Race and Ethnicity (ICORE) and the Minor on Race and Ethnicity (MORE) allow Barnard students to study race and ethnicity in their mutual constitution with gender, class, and nation. ICORE and MORE provide interdisciplinary, intersectional and international frameworks for thinking through issues of ethnicity and race in both local and global contexts and in relation to other forms of social difference.
REAL TIME/REAL TALK BC1111
This course takes as its foundation the words of bell hooks: “When our lived experience of theorizing is fundamentally linked to processes of self-recovery, of collective liberation, no gap exists between theory and practice.” Over the course of this term, students will learn to embrace their responsibility as intellectuals in the largest sense. By recognizing current issues as sites of intersectional analysis, they will learn to merge their scholarly activities with public discussion and organizational activism. Working collaboratively, they will research topics of current import and, on that basis, organize two speaker events, thereby learning how public intellectual organizing engages both theory and practice.
WMST BC2140 Critical Approaches
Combines critical feminist and anti-racist analyses of medicine with current research in epidemiology and biomedicine to understand health and health disparities as co-produced by social systems and biology