BCRW Spring 2018 Newsletter

Jan 17, 2018

Director’s Note When we don’t know what’s coming, we watch. When we sense danger, we watch out. When we feel uneasy at the edges of our world, we look back. We are watched. We look for the eyes watching us. These are the themes on our minds as we move into the spring semester with […]

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activism, Arun Kundnani, Caribbean, Caribbean feminisms, Christina Heatherton, Clare Hemmings, Dean Spade, Dylan Rodriguez, Edna Brodber, Emma Goldman, Harriet Washington, intergenerational, Jordan Camp, Kaitlin Noss, Karen Barad, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Mariame Kaba, Marlene Ramos, Nandita Sharma, Newsletter, Nicole Dennis-Benn, physics, Rabab Abdulhadi, Rori Rohlfs, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Scholar and Feminist, Shoshana Magnet, Simone Browne, surveillance, Tina Campt, Toby Beauchamp

Event Oval, The Diana Center, 3009 Broadway New York, New York
Nov 3, 2017 | 4:00PM

Invisible No More: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color in Troubled Times

Barbara Smith, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Reina Gossett, Mariame Kaba & others

As the pendulum swings toward intensified immigration enforcement, discredited drug war tactics, expansion of “broken windows” policing, rampant Islamophobia, and attacks on gender, sexual and reproductive liberation, the current political climate fuels police violence against Black women and women of color on every front. In this context, women of color’s experiences of policing – often […]

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Abolition, Andrea Ritchie, anti-black racism, Barbara Smith, black feminism, broken windows policing, Dean Spade, Elle Hearns, Islamophobia, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, Mariame Kaba, Police Violence, Reina Gossett, state violence

Gearing up for 2017

Dec 21, 2016

A NOTE FROM OUR DIRECTOR As we come to the close of a challenging semester, I am reminded of the inspiring conversations, critical insights, and crucial resources the BCRW community has provided over the past few months. I want to thank you for the part you play in this community. Thank you for joining us […]

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activism, Andrea Ritchie, Cara Page, Dean Spade, Deborah Thomas, intergenerational dialogue, Janna Levin, John L. Jackson Jr., Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Reina Gossett, Scholar and Feminist Online, Tarso Ramos, Zora Neale Hurston

BCRW Launches the Social Justice Institute

Nov 21, 2016

The Barnard Center for Research on Women is thrilled to announce the launch of the Social Justice Institute building on the success of the 2014-16 Activist Fellows Program and BCRW’s history of activist-academic collaborations. The inaugural Social Justice Institute Activists-in-Residence are Reina Gossett, Cara Page, Tarso Ramos, Andrea Ritchie, and Dean Spade. Taking seriously the critiques of the academic […]

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Andrea Ritchie, Cara Page, Dean Spade, Reina Gossett, Tarso Ramos