News and Events

October Events


Urban Studies Program Planning Meeting
Tuesday, October 30
6 PM
Diana Center
Room 504
Barnard Campus






The Barnard–Columbia Urban Studies program enables students to explore and understand the urban experience in all of its richness and complexity.


Please join us for our Spring 2019 informational meeting, where we will give a general overview of the courses being offered next term, answer questions about our curricular requirements, and discuss the unique opportunities that the Barnard–Columbia Urban Studies program has to offer.


All Urban Studies majors, faculty members, and prospective students are invited to attend.  Pizza and drinks will be served.

November Events


Documentary Screening and Discussion 

Detroit 48202

Directed by Pamela Sporn


Wednesday, November 14

6:30-8:30 PM

Barnard Campus

Location TBD



Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route is a feature documentary that examines the rise, demise, and contested resurgence of Detroit through the lens of African-American mail carrier, Wendell Watkins, and the residents he has faithfully served for thirty years.