feminism

feminism

 

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?

Student responds to question about young women leaders on Forbes.com.

Spar responds to The Atlantic's cover story on trade-offs facing professional women.

In advance of Barnard's Commencement, President Spar notes the significance of President Obama speaking at a women's college.

Barnard’s Fourth Annual Global Symposium draws together India’s women leaders to share their culture and ideas and to inspire young women
to become leaders of the future