Feb 7, 2014 | 4:00PM
Online at bcrw.barnard.edu

No One is Disposable: Everyday Practices of Prison Abolition
Reina Gossett and Dean Spade '97

online event

REGISTER EVENT INFORMATION VIDEOS QUESTIONS RESOURCES Event Informaton In a series of four short online videos produced by BCRW, activists Reina Gossett and Dean Spade discuss prison abolition as a political framework, exploring why this is a top issue for those committed to supporting trans and gender-nonconforming people. These videos look at how to build societies where the process of creating justice is as important as the end—communities where no one is exiled. Watch the videos here. … Read more

Feb 8, 2014 | 11:00AM
Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Sq. South

Remembering José Esteban Muñoz


Please join Tisch School of the Arts and the NYU Department of Performance Studies in remembering the life and work of José Esteban Muñoz. Memorial begins at 11 am. Reception to follow from 1 pm - 2 pm in Kimmel Center Rooms 405 and 406. Please RSVP on the Facebook event page. Co-sponsored by the NYU Tisch School of the Arts; Department of Performance Studies; Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Social & Cultural Analysis; Program in Gender & Sexuality Studies; … Read more

Feb 11, 2014 | 12:00PM
101 Barnard Hall

Strengthening Empirical Reasoning Across the Curriculum
Heather Van Volkinburg

lunchtime lecture

Discussion about the need
 for stronger STEM (science, technology, engineering, 
and mathematics) education, especially for women and
 girls, abounds in the media, classrooms, and centers of policy across America. In a society focused on big data, how can women’s colleges ensure that students have the skills they will need in an evolving landscape that increasingly relies on empirical approaches? As Barnard reviews its curriculum and initiatives in online and on-campus learning, Heather Van … Read more

Feb 22, 2014 | 10:00AM

Locations of Learning: Transnational Feminist Practices

the scholar & feminist conference

REGISTER DESCRIPTION SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS PROGRAM VIDEOS & MORE Tweets about "#sflocations" Description REGISTER for Locations of Learning: Transnational Feminist Practices. Keynote address by Inderpal Grewal and Caren Kaplan. Speakers include Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, Attiya Ahmad, Toby Beauchamp, Abigail Boggs, Tina Campt, Chris Cynn, Nadia Fadil, Abosede George, Harjant Gill, Magdalena Grabowska, Laura Hale, Maja Horn, Neetu Khanna, Tate LeFevre, Lydia Liu, Tamura … Read more

Mar 10, 2014 | 6:30PM
Event Oval
The Diana Center

Women and Religion
Joan Wallach Scott


By looking at historical material from 19th century France, Joan Scott shows that secularization was not synonymous with women’s emancipation, but 
with the articulation of new justifications for their exclusion from male public worlds. This
 is an important point to make these days because the word secularism is bandied about loosely in public debate, with 
little attention to its variable
 and complex history. Especially
 in discussions of Islam and its treatment of women, the secular, the … Read more

Mar 12, 2014 | 10:00AM
Event Oval
The Diana Center

African Women’s Rights and Resilience
Leymah Gbowee and others


REGISTER DESCRIPTION PROGRAM Description In celebration of International Women's Day, Barnard College hosts a daylong symposium with Barnard Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice Leymah Gbowee. Leading academics and activists discuss women's rights movements in Africa and explore the successes achieved, and challenges still facing, women and men involved in African women's social justice movements. In a series of three panel discussions, distinguished scholars and activists will … Read more

Mar 27, 2014 | 3:00PM
Sulzberger Parlor
3rd Floor, Barnard Hall

Gender, Justice, and Activisms in New York City: A Special Pre-Conference Panel
Kate D'Adamo, Reina Gossett, Amber Hollibaugh, Tiloma Jayasinghe, Sydnie Mosley, and Penelope Saunders


How do contemporary social conditions affect activism on behalf of gender and sexual justice in New York City? Have economic shifts since the financial crisis of 2008 changed possibilities for activist undertakings? How can we support efforts for social justice under these new conditions? What kind of new work is being undertaken? In Fall 2013, Janet Jakobsen and Elizabeth Bernstein, organizers of the Gender, Justice, and Neoliberalisms research group, led a seminar on "Activisms" that … Read more

Mar 28, 2014 | 9:30AM
Event Oval
The Diana Center

For the Public Good Conference
Ana Amuchástegui, Lee Anne Bell, Elizabeth Bernstein, Sealing Cheng, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Gail Cooper, Nico Fonseca, Kerwin Kaye, Mark Padilla, Mario Pecheny, and more


DESCRIPTION PROGRAM VIDEOS Description Register online. Special pre-conference panel on Thursday, March 27: Gender, Justice, and Activisms in New York City. Education. Healthcare. Policing. The environment. The primary facets of public life are often segmented into separate issues. While powerful social movements have developed around each of these topics, many structural forces cut across such tidy (and false) boundaries and create ripples far beyond any one agency, nonprofit, or area … Read more

Apr 2, 2014 | 12:00PM
101 Barnard Hall

Gender, Labor, Healing: Irish Immigrant Experiences in 19th Century NYC
Meredith Linn

lunchtime lecture

Meredith Linn, assistant professor of urban studies, shares her research into the experiences of illness, injury, and healing among 19th-century Irish immigrants in New York City. In particular, Linn explores the different kinds of injuries (and sometimes permanent scars 
and disabilities) that male and female Irish immigrants suffered in New York as a result of the gendered division of labor and how they responded to these injuries. Linn is currently working on a book and several articles about … Read more

Apr 9, 2014 | 6:30PM
Sulzberger Parlor
3rd Floor, Barnard Hall

New Feminist Solutions: Social Justice Approaches to Ending Domestic Violence
Tiloma Jayasinghe, Sally MacNichol, Angela Moreno


Between 2011-2012, Sakhi for
 South Asian Women convened two meetings of grassroots organizers 
to address the challenges of 
building a broader anti-violence movement. These events explored
 the intersections between domestic violence and issues like immigration, transphobia, incarceration, and reproductive justice. While communities of color have always been disproportionately affected by such kinds of violence, they have 
also often been marginalized by the mainstream anti-domestic violence … Read more