social justice

social justice

Vulnerability: The Human and the Humanities

The Scholar & Feminist Conference 2012
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Registration begins at 9 AM in Barnard Hall Lobby

This spring's Scholar and Feminist Conference brings together academics, activists, and professionals working among vulnerable populations. They will explore the concept of vulnerability as a fundamental and universal characteristic of the human condition.

Activism and the Academy

A conference in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Barnard Center for Research on Women
Friday-Saturday, September 23-24

Join us in celebrating the Barnard Center for Research on Women's 40th anniversary as we bring together activists, scholars and artists from around the world to mark the legacy and future of social justice feminism.

Created In God’s Image: Intersections of Judaism, Gender, and Human Rights

A lecture with Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster ’01
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

The Barnard alumna reflects on her work as a human rights activist mobilizing the Jewish community against US-sponsored torture and modern slavery, while exploring questions of how Judaism reacts to extreme violations of human dignity.

Movements: Politics, Performance, and Disability

The Scholar & Feminist Conference
Saturday, February 26, 2011
9 AM–5 PM
Registration in Barnard Hall Lobby

An exploration through dance, film and dialogue of the ways in which feminist and disability activism, cultural production, politics and scholarship interact to produce new understandings.

Athena Film Festival

A celebration of women who bring the art of film to light
Thursday, February 10 - Sunday, February 13, 2011
Barnard College

Action Academy

Fall 2016
As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Premilla Nadasen interviewed African-American women who had been involved in social activism in the 1960s. She was surprised when...

Spring 2016 Newsletters

Stories of Empowerment

Three Barnard alumnae share their journeys as feminists