Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, professor and chair of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, explores the interplay of new media and privacy and the key ways that gender plays into negotiating media exposure. Sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women.
Gender Amplified celebrates, supports, and unites women in the world of music production. Come for a day of discussions on music, gender, education, and careers, along with production workshops, networking sessions, and live performances. The festival features DJ Reborn, Barb Morrison, Ebonie Smith, THEESatisfaction, and more!
In a recent episode of the Dare to Use the F-Word podcast, President Debora Spar talks with feminist media activist Jamia Wilson about how the drive for perfection affects young women today. Following the interview, President Spar shared her thoughts on the direction of feminism for the next generation.
Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the department of religion for a discussion on the intersections of queer and religious studies. This event is part of a broader research project, “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives,” hosted by Utrecht University.
Mina Teicher traces the mathematics behind beauty from the Golden Age in Spain to the 21st century, from the essence of visual experience to machine “vision,” in order to explore what beauty means to mathematicians today.
Ellen Mortensen examines the terrorist attack by Anders Behring Breivik in July 2011, approaching it from the perspective of Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of Western metaphysics.
Join Associate Professor of Classics Kristina Milnor for a lunchtime lecture. Milnor will discuss female involvement in the public management of money during the first century of the Roman Empire. Sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women.
The Gender Amplified Music Festival inspires the next generation of music producers and women in technology.
Professor Beth Berkowitz, Ingeborg Rennert Chair of Jewish Studies in Barnard’s department of religion, discusses the emerging field of scholarship called animal studies and considers how this discipline might cross-pollinate with Jewish studies (specifically rabbinics) in order to provide a heightened understanding of both fields.
In a two-day conference, activists and scholars explore the ways in which the nonprofit model affects the U.S. LGBT movement.