Apr 16, 2014 | 6:30PM
Sulzberger Parlor
3rd Floor, Barnard Hall

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Historical Perspectives on Domestic Worker Organizing
Elizabeth Quay Hutchison and Premilla Nadasen

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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 United States and Chile, analyzing the changing labor relations of domestic service over the course of the 20th century … Read more

Apr 21, 2014 | 7:30PM
The Auditorium at The New School
66 West 12th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

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“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations
CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett, and Dean Spade

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REGISTER EVENT INFORMATION VIDEOS ASK A QUESTION RESOURCES Event Informaton Register today! In 2011, CeCe McDonald was a fashion design student at Minneapolis Community and Technical College when while walking to a grocery store, she and her friends were attacked by a group of white people shouting racist and transphobic slurs. When CeCe fatally stabbed one of their attackers in self defense, she was arrested and eventually imprisoned for 19 months. As she awaited trial and experienced … Read more

Apr 23, 2014 | 6:30PM
Held Auditorium
304 Barnard Hall

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Redefining Realness: A Salon in honor of Janet Mock
Janet Mock, Brittney Cooper, Che Gossett, Reina Gossett, CeCe McDonald, and Mey Valdivia Rude

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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 the social media project #GirlsLikeUs which aims to raise 
the visibility of trans women. She currently travels the country speaking about her experience of living at 
the … Read more

June 18-20, 2014
Barnard College Campus

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

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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 conference will be interdisciplinary, and will consider the function and importance of female communities in the natural and social sciences, religion, literature, history, music, and … Read more