Lehman Auditorium, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Apr 18, 2018 | 6:00PM

Emma Goldman’s Struggles for Utopia: Feminism and Ambivalence

Clare Hemmings

Clare Hemmings will explore 20th century anarchist Emma Goldman conflicting views on gender, sexuality, race, and the means to bring about a political revolution. Hemmings shows that these are not contradictions but offerings for means of thinking through current dilemmas and power relations, and living through uncertainties.

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anarchism, Emma Goldman, feminism, utopia

Nina Ansary: The Untold Story of Women in Iran

Nina Ansary in conversation with Richard Bulliet and Debora Spar.

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feminism, gender, middle east, religion, transnational

Event Oval, Diana Center, Barnard College
Nov 5, 2015 | 6:00PM

The Untold Story of Women in Iran

Nina Ansary '89

ABOUT THE EVENT: BCRW and the Middle East Institute at Columbia University are proud to host author and Barnard/Columbia University alum Nina Ansary in a conversation with Richard Bulliet, Columbia Professor of History and Middle East Studies, on Ansary’s widely anticipated book Jewels of Allah. Based on her doctoral thesis on the women’s movement in […]

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feminism, gender, middle east, religion

James Room
Oct 22, 2015 | 6:30PM

Hacking the Subject: Black Feminism, Refusal, and the Limits of Critique

Denise Ferreira da Silva

ABOUT THE EVENT: BCRW’s newest working group, Practicing Refusal: Thinking Beyond Resistance, kicks off with a public lecture by distinguished ethicist and feminist theorist, Denise Ferreira da Silva. Her talk engages what she sees as the fundamental challenge posed by black feminism: the questioning of a feminist critical grammar that re-produces any ‘proper’ apprehension of […]

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feminism, gender, practicing refusal, race