feminism

feminism

Join this panel of young activists under age 30 as they discuss the role of feminist activism today: featuring Lena Chen, Jessica Danforth, Sydnie Mosely, Dior Vargas and Julie Zeilinger. 

 

Ousseina Alidou and other scholars consider how women in different Muslim contexts, who may or may not identify with feminism, are engaging media to explore different understandings of Islam.

The Women in Public Service Project convened at Barnard for the first time in September, 2012. 

In this roundtable discussion, panelists examine the ways in which digital media are changing traditional methods of research, collaboration, and publication, as well as the political and ethical impact of developing ideas in the public eye.

 

Ziba Mir-Hosseini, a legal anthropologist specializing in Islamic law, gender, and development, explores how Islamic feminism may change the terms of debates over Islam and gender.

For Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Barnard's President writes about the challenges of "having it all"

Join Lisa Duggan, Kenyon Farrow, Amber Hollibaugh, Richard Kim and other contributors to the recently launched issue of The Scholar & Feminist Online, “A New Queer Agenda,” for an evening of politics, discussion, and celebration. 

On a particularly dreary day at the end of February, I was trying to get word about my younger son... When the phone rang, I leaped, positive that it was the emergency room calling with the final diagnosis. Instead, it was my office, informing me that President Obama wanted to give the commencement address at Barnard. What does one say? “Oh wow,” I mumbled. “Sure. I have to get off the phone now.”

Five Barnard feminists share their stories from the ever-evolving movement

When I was 6 years old, I remember defiantly stating that I wanted to grow up to be the first female president of the United States. By the time I graduated from Barnard, I was more inclined toward being the “next” Katie Couric. Today, I’m very happy as a writer, lecturer, and small-business owner.... but I’m wondering what these changed goals say about me and my generation?