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

BCRW’s newly digitized archives of feminist history

May 22, 2017

The Feminist Origins of the Barnard Center for Research on Women As the 1960s drew to a close, a growing chorus of voices within the Barnard community began calling for an official College response to the changes wrought and challenges posed by the Women’s Liberation Movement. After months of impassioned, contentious discussion among students, faculty-members, administrators, […]

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archives, feminist history

James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall
Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30PM

Activism In Context: An Intergenerational Dialogue on Organizing in the Shadow of the 2016 Elections

Katherine Brewster ‘71 and Janet Price ‘71, moderated by BCRW Senior Activist Fellow Katherine Acey

This year’s historic 2016 election casts a long shadow over the history of feminist activism across different generations. The first in a series of dialogues with the classes of 1968 through 1974, this event will offer an opportunity for social justice feminists to engage in generative dialogues and share resources across generations. Among the resources […]

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2016 presidential election, activism, archives, generations, intergenerational dialogue, student activism

302 Barnard Hall
Nov 1, 2016 | 12:00PM

Openings and Archives: Art-Making and Movement-Building

Sabra Moore

Artist, writer, and activist Sabra Moore will read from her forthcoming memoir Openings: A Memoir from the Women’s Art Movement, New York City, 1970-1990 (October 2016), and share original archival materials now housed in the Barnard College Archives and Special Collections. The collection and memoir feature over 180 different art works and 79 individual artists, and includes […]

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activist art, archives, art

BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall
Apr 6, 2016 | 12:00PM

BCRW Archive Fever

Che Gossett

ABOUT THE EVENT In this lecture BCRW Community Archivist Che Gossett will discuss the history and emerging future of the BCRW archives and their digitization. BCRW archives holds a remarkable record of the organization’s life/work and Gossett will be discussing some of the most fascinating material and the changing meanings of social justice feminism. This event […]

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activism, archives, barnard, history

Social Hall
Mar 28, 2008 | 2:00PM

Fear of Flying: A Conference on the Work of Erica Jong

The Barnard Center for Research on Women is pleased to co-sponsor the next event in the Columbia Institute for Research on Women and Gender’s Feminist Classics Series. This spring, the Series explores the legacy of Barnard alum Erica Jong’s groundbreaking first novel Fear of Flying. An award-winning writer who has been integral in the creation […]

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archives, arts, barnard, gender, literature, writing

Scholar and Feminist Online 3.3-4.1
Fall 2005

The Scholar & Feminist XXX: Past Controversies, Present Challenges, Future Feminisms

Janet Jakobsen & David Hopson

Contributors include Meena Alexander, Dorothy Allison, Amrita Basu, Alison Bernstein, Elizabeth Bernstein, Siobhan Brooks, Leslie Calman, Tammy Rae Carland, Staceyann Chin, Ann Cvetkovich, Leslie Feinberg, Rebecca Haimowitz, Amber Hollibaugh, Janet Jakobsen, Temma Kaplan, Surina Khan, Jenny Kern, Elaine Kim, Rachel Maddow, Terry O’Neill, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Barbara Ransby, Kumkum Sangari, Heisoo Shin, Lateefah Simon, and Faye Wattleton.

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academy, activism, archives, arts, barnard, class, democracy, education, film, gender, history, human rights, intersectionality, labor, literature, media, music, photography, policy, politics, queer, race, scholar & feminist, sexuality, technology, transgender, transnational, video, women's movement, writing, young feminists

Scholar and Feminist Online: 3.2
Winter 2005

Jumpin’ at the Sun: Reassessing the Life and Work of Zora Neale Hurston

Monica L. Miller

Contributors include Esinam Bediako, Valerie Boyd, Peter A. Campbell, Elvita Dominique, Ann duCille, Danielle Evans, Sheen Gordon, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, David J. Johns, Carla Kaplan, Leah King, Anthea Kraut, David Krasner, Bendita C. Malakia, Monica L. Miller, Marlysha Myrthil, Alice Walker, Cheryl A. Wall, Nikole Williams, and Alexandria Wright.

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academy, africana, anthropology, archives, arts, barnard, dance, education, history, intersectionality, literature, performance, race, writing

Scholar and Feminist Online: 2.1
Summer 2003

Public Sentiments

Ann Cvetkovich and Ann Pellegrini

Contributors include Nieves Ayress, Jean Carlomusto, Mary Marshall Clark, Anne Cubilié, Ann Cvetkovich, Judith Halberstam, Roger Hallas, Alyssa Harad, Marianne Hirsch, Sharon Holland, Jonathan Kalb, Sarah Jones, Rachel C. Lee, Daphne Lei, Peter Lucas, Meg McLagan, Lorie Novak, Ann Pellegrini, Jorge Ramos, Janelle Reinelt, Steven Reisner, Jane Rosett, Rebecca Schneider, Anna Deavere Smith, Kathleen Stewart, and Jason Tougaw.

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activism, afghanistan, archives, arts, emotion, gender, history, intersectionality, literature, peace, performance, photography, public feelings, queer, race, scholar & feminist, sexuality, transnational, video, violence, war

SF Online: 1.3
Winter 2003

Changing Focus: Family Photography and American Jewish Identity

Laura Levitt

Contributors include Marlene Booth, Michelle Citron, Muriel Hasbun, Marianne Hirsch, Joanne Leonard, Laura Levitt, Lorie Novak, and Ruth Ost.

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archives, arts, family, film, history, immigration, judaism, media, photography, religion, video

Scholar and Feminist Online 1.2
Winter 2003

Margaret Mead’s Legacy: Continuing Conversations

Lesley Sharp

Contributors include Mary Catherine Bateson, Elaine Charnov, Faye Ginsburg, Bridget Hayden, Nancy Lutkehaus, Michaela di Leonardo, Emily Martin, Marcyliena Morgan, Esther Newton, Rayna Rapp, Judith Shapiro, and Lesley Sharp.

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anthropology, archives, barnard, education, film, gender, history, queer, race, sexuality, transnational