Reid Hall, Paris, France
Mar 17, 2016 | 5:00PM

Caribbean Feminisms on the Page III: In Paris

Maryse Condé and Fabienne Kanor

ABOUT THE EVENT Taking place during Barnard’s 2016 Global Symposium in Paris, this conversation will feature esteemed writer and former Columbia University faculty member Maryse Condé and renowned contemporary Franco-Martinican novelist and filmmaker Fabienne Kanor. Speaking on a rich tradition of artists and writers moving between the French-speaking Caribbean and France, these writers will discuss […]

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africana, Caribbean, literature, transnational, writing

Event Oval, The Diana Center
Mar 24, 2016 | 6:00PM

Caribbean Feminisms on the Page IV

Gloria Joseph and Naomi Jackson

ABOUT THE EVENT This literary series pairs established writers with emerging novelists to discuss their work, their engagements with the Caribbean and its diaspora, and their experiences as women writing in and about the region. In this event, distinguished writer Gloria Joseph and debut novelist Naomi Jackson are in conversation, discussing their recent publications. Joseph […]

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africana, gender, literature, transnational, writing

Event Oval, Diana Center
Feb 27, 2016 | 10:00AM

Scholar & Feminist 41: Sustainabilities

Reina Gossett, Cara Page, Krystal Portalatin, Joo-Hyun Kang & more.

REGISTER DESCRIPTION PROGRAM SPEAKERS Description—#sf41 In the forty-first year of BCRW’s cornerstone conference, we are taking seriously the framework of sustainability to ask how we can sustain the material, financial, creative, cultural, spiritual, and communal resources necessary to maintain the vitality of our communities, movements, and critical feminist inquiries. The conference brings together feminist scholars, […]

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activism, disability, healing justice, housing, LGBT, policing, prisons, queer, race, racial justice, transgender, transnational

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

Edwidge Danticat and Victoria Brown: Caribbean Feminisms on the Page

Readings and conversation with Edwidge Danticat and Victoria Brown. Moderated by Kaiama L. Glover.

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africana, gender, literature, race, transnational

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 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

Event Oval, Diana Center, Barnard College
Sep 17, 2015 | 6:30PM

Caribbean Feminisms on the Page

Edwidge Danticat and Victoria Brown

ABOUT THE EVENT Barnard alumna Edwidge Danticat and novelist Victoria Brown come together in the second event in the series, Caribbean Feminisms on the Page. This series places distinguished writers in conversation with emerging authors to discuss issues including feminism, diaspora, and method. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Edwidge Danticat is a 2009 MacArthur fellow and is […]

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africana, gender, literature, race, transnational

Jamaica Kincaid and Tiphanie Yanique: Caribbean Feminisms on the Page

Readings and conversation with Jamaica Kincaid and Tiphanie Yanique. Moderated by Kaiama L. Glover.

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africana, gender, literature, race, transnational

Ai-jen Poo: Justice in the Home Keynote

Keynote from Ai-jen Poo at Justice in the Home conference.

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activism, domestic work, gender, labor, transnational

Domestic Worker Organizing: Historical Context and Current Strategies: Justice in the Home Panel #4

Panel from Justice in the Home featuring Janice Fine, Fish Ip, Andrea Cristina Mercado, Premilla Nadasen, chaired by Claire Hobden.

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activism, domestic work, gender, labor, transnational

Labor Migration and the Transnational Demand for Domestic Labor: Justice in the Home Panel #3

Panel from Justice in the Home featuring Tamara Mose, Rhacel Parreñas, Saskia Sassen, Martina Vandenberg, chaired by Grace Chang.

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activism, domestic work, gender, labor, transnational