Dean Spade: CLAGS 2016 Kessler Award Lecture

"When We Win We Lose: Mainstreaming and the Redistribution of Respectability"

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activism, economic justice, gender, policy, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Queer Survival Economies: Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies

Panel discussion featuring Kate D’Adamo, Hamid Khan, and Ola Osaze, moderated by Amber Hollibaugh at The Scholar & Feminist 41: Sustainabilities.

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criminalization, economic justice, immigration, labor, LGBTQ, queer

Scholar and Feminist Online: 13.2
Spring 2016

Navigating Neoliberalism in the Academy, Nonprofits, and Beyond

Soniya Munshi and Craig Willse

This issue of S&F Online looks at the nonprofit and the university as two key sites in which neoliberal social and economic formations are constituted and contested. Emerging out of a 2009 meeting at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting convened by Munshi and Willse and drawing on the theoretical and historical models articulated by INCITE! Women, Gender Non-conforming, and Trans People of Color Against Violence, the collection asks: What are the possibilities for transformative politics given the capacity of neoliberal capital to incorporate, absorb and/or neutralize demands for social justice?

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academy, activism, economic justice, education, gender, immigration, intersectionality, labor, policy, politics, prisons, queer, race

BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall
Apr 20, 2016 | 12:00PM

Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies: Queer Precarity and the Myth of Gay Affluence

Amber Hollibaugh

ABOUT THE EVENT Queer precarity is a reality. As the wealth gap continues to grow, LGBT/Q people struggle with increasing hardships and economic crisis, alongside the majority of working-class and poor Americans. Economic precarity has necessitated new forms of labor organizing, including worker centers and union–community partnerships. But the particular struggles of queer and gender […]

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activism, class, disability, economic justice, gender, labor, policy, politics, queer, race, sexuality

Amber Hollibaugh: A Movement for Liberation

Amber Hollibaugh talks about a the importance of a liberation framework centering low-income people and people of color for LGBTQ organizing.

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, intersectionality, politics, queer, race, sexuality

Annual Report 2013-2015

Annual Report

Click here to download the 2013-2015 annual report. Overview The Barnard Center for Research on Women brings together faculty, students, administrators, community members, activists, artists, and alumnae to produce and distribute feminist knowledge on campus, in New York City, nationally and globally. Over forty years of experience building collaborative projects, programs, and publications have distinguished […]

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academy, activism, barnard, class, economic justice, gender, history, intersectionality, performance, queer, race, scholar & feminist, transnational

Barnard College and SUNY Stony Brook, Manhattan Campus
Sep 24, 2015 | 9:00AM

Policing the Crises: Stuart Hall and the Practice of Critique

Gina Dent, Karla Holloway, David Scott, and more

ABOUT THE EVENT Described by Henry Louis Gates as ‘Black Britain’s leading theorist of Black Britain,’ Stuart Hall was the preeminent post-colonial intellectual of Great Britain from the 1960s until his death in 2014. One of the founders of ‘cultural studies,’ Hall’s influence extended across the intellectual spectrum of the Left, rocking political and academic […]

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economic justice, gender, policing, prisons, race

Barnard Center for Research on Women, 101 Barnard Hall
Sep 30, 2015 | 12:00PM

Easy Money and Respectable Girls: Neoliberalism and Expectation in the US Virgin Islands

Tami Navarro

ABOUT THE EVENT: In St. Croix, a disproportionate number of young women from middle and upper-middle class backgrounds are hired to work within the Economic Development Commission (EDC), an initiative that grants tax incentives to businesses based in the US Virgin Islands. In this lecture, BCRW Associate Director Tami Navarro examines questions of gender, racial […]

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class, economic justice, gender, race, transnational

Scholar and Feminist Online: 12.1-12.2
Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Activism and the Academy

Janet R. Jakobsen and Catherine Sameh

This issue is organized around continuing the conversations that took place between scholars, activists, and scholar/activists at these conferences. In their writing, the contributors take up the discussions begun at the panels and included here in video, so as to shed light on the complexity of oppressions in the current moment—and remind those committed to a more just world to celebrate the good times we’ve had, and imagine those we might create.

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academy, activism, arts, barnard, class, economic justice, education, gender, history, labor, prisons, queer, race, scholar & feminist, sexuality, transgender, transnational

Murphy Institute
Jan 23, 2015 | 9:00AM

Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies: Impacts of Economic Injustice on LGBTQ Communities

As part of the ongoing Queer Survival Economies project spearheaded by Amber Hollibaugh, this conference works to make visible queer economic realities and survival strategies. Tracks and sessions will include queer perspectives within poor and low-income communities, immigration, the state, and transnational flows of labor; the invisibility of the many queer people working in industries […]

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, immigration, intersectionality, labor, policy, queer, race, sexuality

Event Oval
Oct 16, 2014 | 9:00AM

Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future

Eileen Boris, Tamara Mose Brown, Linda Burnham, Grace Chang, Janice Fine, Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Claire Hobden, Tera Hunter, Fish Ip, Eva Kittay, Jennifer Klein, Elizabeth Clark Lewis, Andrea Cristina Mercado, Premilla Nadasen, Rhacel Parrenas, Ai-jen Poo, Cecilia Rio, Mary Romero, Saskia Sassen, Peggie Smith, Nik Theodore, and Martina Vandenberg

DESCRIPTION PROGRAM REGISTER Description Link to Justice in the Home Wikispaces Click here to register online. Research about domestic work, domestic workers, and domestic worker organizing is an abundant and growing field. The attention garnered by organizing efforts by and on behalf of domestic workers, both nationally and internationally, has served as a spur to […]

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academy, activism, class, economic justice, gender, history, human rights, labor

“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations

A conversation with CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett, and Dean Spade.

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activism, class, economic justice, gender, human rights, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence