Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center
Feb 8, 2014 | 11:00AM

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 […]

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academy, arts, performance, queer

Event Oval
Mar 28, 2014 | 9:30AM

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 […]

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activism, class, economic justice, education, environment, health, human rights, labor, policy, prisons, race

Barnard College Campus
Jun 18, 2014 | 9:00AM

Women and Community in the Ancien Régime: Traditional and New Media

REGISTER EVENT INFORMATION Event Informaton Click here to register. This three-day conference investigates how women participated in and contributed to different kinds of community in medieval and 
early modern Europe. Featuring presentations based on texts and images in traditional manuscript and print format, as well as work that employs new technology and media projects, the […]

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arts, gender, history, literature, religion, science

Held Auditorium
Apr 23, 2014 | 6:30PM

Redefining Realness: A Salon in honor of Janet Mock

Janet Mock, Brittney Cooper, Che Gossett, Reina Gossett, CeCe McDonald, and Mey Valdivia Rude

This year’s salon focuses on a 
new memoir by writer Janet Mock, Redefining Realness: My Path 
to Womanhood, Identity, Love &
 So Much More, which relates the author’s experience as a young 
trans woman of color working
 in mainstream media. In 2012,
 Mock, who served as a Staff Editor for People.com for five years, launched […]

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activism, gender, intersectionality, literature, media, queer, race, transgender

Sulzberger Parlor
Apr 16, 2014 | 6:30PM

Historical Perspectives on Domestic Worker Organizing

Elizabeth Quay Hutchison and Premilla Nadasen

The history of domestic worker organizing illustrates how domestic workers have mobilized to transform their working lives and, in the process, have built a movement with a distinctive approach to labor organizing. In this conversation, historians Elizabeth Hutchison (University of New Mexico) and Premilla Nadasen (Barnard College) explore the contours of this history in the […]

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activism, class, history, immigration, labor, policy

Sulzberger Parlor
Apr 9, 2014 | 6:30PM

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 […]

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activism, class, gender, immigration, policy, prisons, race, reproductive justice, violence

BCRW
Apr 2, 2014 | 12:00PM

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

Meredith Linn

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 […]

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disability, gender, history, immigration, labor

Event Oval
Mar 12, 2014 | 10:00AM

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 […]

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activism, africana, gender, history, human rights, transnational

Event Oval
Mar 10, 2014 | 6:30PM

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 […]

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gender, history, human rights, religion

BCRW
Feb 11, 2014 | 12:00PM

Strengthening Empirical Reasoning Across the Curriculum

Heather Van Volkinburg

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 […]

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academy, barnard, education, gender, science, technology

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

No One is Disposable: Everyday Practices of Prison Abolition

Reina Gossett and Dean Spade '97

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 […]

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activism, gender, human rights, policy, prisons, queer, race, sexuality, transgender, violence

Feb 22, 2014 | 10:00AM

Locations of Learning: Transnational Feminist Practices

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, […]

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academy, activism, education, gender, history, politics, scholar & feminist, sexuality, transnational