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 Brown, Dylan Rodriguez, Nandita Sharma, and Dean Spade

Description Program Description 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

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.  The event will be a curated conversation between alumnae […]

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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

The indeterminacy of time-being at the core of quantum theory troubles the scalar distinction between the world of subatomic particles and that of social phenomena such as colonialism, capitalism, militarism, racism, nationalism and environmental destruction – all of which are entangled with nuclear and particle physics research. Quantum physics is a material-discursive practice with direct […]

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

Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall
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

Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall
Apr 18, 2018 | 6:00PM

Emma Goldman’s Struggles for Utopia: Feminism and Ambivalence

Clare Hemmings

In the annual Natalie Boymel Kampen Memorial Lecture in Feminist Criticism and History, Clare Hemmings will deliver a lecture titled “Emma Goldman’s Struggles for Utopia: Feminism and Ambivalence.” Emma Goldman (anarchist activist and thinker) was a life-long believer in anarchist revolution and the importance of prefigurative engagement with utopian ways of living that such revolution would […]

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anarchism, Emma Goldman, feminism, utopia