feminism

feminism

President's Page: Where Women Rule

Over the past three years, I have come to realize that I hear the same two questions a lot: What is the relationship between Barnard and Columbia? And, Why does anyone still need a women’s college?

Seeing Like a Peacebuilder: An Ethnography of International Intervention

A lecture with Séverine Autesserre
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Séverine Autesserre examines the various cultures that shape peacebuilding in the field.

The Next Forty Years

In an anniversary year, BCRW focuses on feminism’s future

What’s on Your Plate? The History and Politics of Food

A panel discussion with Hilary Callahan, Kim F. Hall, Deborah Valenze, and Paige West
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.

States of Exception: Children’s Human Rights and the Humanities

The Helen Pond McIntyre '48 lecture with Wendy Hesford
Monday, October 24, 2011
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Wendy Hesford examines the rights and conditions of children living in varied states of political unrest and social exclusion.

 

Mesoamerican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Women’s Leadership in Defense of Territory

A conference cosponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latino Studies, and Dept of Social and Cultural Analysis
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Scholars from all over Mexico gather to explore how current struggles to protect territory and autonomy in the region and throughout the world are creating new forms of indigenous feminism.

Injured Cities, Urban Afterlives

A conference cosponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference at Columbia University
Friday, October 14, 2011 - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Miller Theater and Wood Auditorium, Columbia University

Ten years after the events of September 11, an international group of artists, writers, and activists gather to explore the effects of catastrophe and discuss creative responses to disaster.

“Sex” is Not a Mechanism: Making “Sex-Specific Medicine” More Scientific

The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science Lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young.

Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice

A conference co-sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women, Sakhi for South Asian Women and the Women of Color Policy Network at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service
Monday, October 10, 2011 - Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Kimmel Center, NYU

Barnard Center for Research on Women Celebrates 40 Years of Feminist Scholarship and Activism

Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega ’81, scholar Sonia Alvarez, and South African activist Mamphela Ramphele headline BCRW anniversary conference