Diana Center, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Feb 16, 2018 | 6:00PM

S&F Conference: Subverting Surveillance: Strategies to End State Violence

Simone Browne, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Mariame Kaba, Nandita Sharma, and Dean Spade

This year’s Scholar and Feminist Conference will bring together a broad community of thinkers and organizers to grapple with the ever-deepening penetration of surveillance practices into everyday life, and ways to engage in self-defense against the militarized, racist police state’s demands for constant access in the name of “security” and public order.

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borders, Deportation, immigration, police, prison, self-defense, state violence, surveillance, technology

James Room, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Mar 1, 2018 | 6:00PM

From Black Lives Matter to the White Power Presidency: Race and Class in the Trump Era

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (2016), an examination of the history and politics of Black America and the development of the social movement Black Lives Matter in response to police violence in the United States. Taylor’s current research examines race and public policy including American housing policies.

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#BlackLivesMatter, housing justice

Event Oval, The Diana Center, 3009 Broadway New York, New York
Mar 6, 2018 | 6:00PM

1968 and Its Afterlives: Reflecting on Campus Activism Past, Present and Future

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the historic 1968 protests at Barnard and Columbia, BCRW will host a conversation reflecting on the role of Barnard students in these transformative events and the history of campus activism that converged in 1968 and continue into the present.

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archives, student activism

Event Oval, The Diana Center, 3009 Broadway New York, New York
Mar 19, 2018 | 6:00PM

Undoing the Future: Troubling Time/s, and Ecologies of Nothingness: Re-turning, Re-membering, and Facing the Incalculable

Karen Barad

Karen Barad will consider the ways in which quantum physics troubles modernist conceptions of time, and asks whether quantum temporalities might offer radical political imaginaries for cohabiting this planet more justly.

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capitalism, colonialism, militarism, military industrial complex, quantum physics, racism

James Room, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Mar 22, 2018 | 6:00PM

Critical Caribbean Feminisms: A Dialogue

Erna Brodber and Nicole Dennis-Benn

Please join us as we host a conversation between authors Erna Brodber (Nothing’s Mat; The Rainmaker’s Mistake, among others)  and Nicole Dennis-Benn (Here Comes the Sun) as the first event in the newly-expanded series, Critical Caribbean Feminisms. These authors will discuss issues including the Caribbean and its diaspora, method, feminism, and gender in their work. […]

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Caribbean feminisms

Lehman Auditorium, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Apr 18, 2018 | 6:00PM

Emma Goldman’s Struggles for Utopia: Feminism and Ambivalence

Clare Hemmings

Clare Hemmings will explore 20th century anarchist Emma Goldman conflicting views on gender, sexuality, race, and the means to bring about a political revolution. Hemmings shows that these are not contradictions but offerings for means of thinking through current dilemmas and power relations, and living through uncertainties.

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anarchism, Emma Goldman, feminism, utopia

Event Oval, The Diana Center, 3009 Broadway New York, New York
Jul 20, 2018 | 6:00PM

The Second Bi-Annual Black Lesbian Conference: Work as Memoir

This will be the second bi-annual gathering for Black/African Descent Lesbians* and supporters to responsibly consider and engage important issues that can strengthen and support our individual and collective community work.

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Beyond Bold and Brave, Black Lesbian Conference, memoir