activism

This spring's Scholar and Feminist Conference brings together academics, activists, and professionals working among vulnerable populations. They will explore the concept of vulnerability as a fundamental and universal characteristic of the human condition.

A distinguished panel of leading activists, writers, doctors, and sociologists come together to discuss the rich history of the women’s health movement and its continued significance in today’s struggle for reproductive rights.

This panel inaugurates a multi-year, interdisciplinary project to examine the “public good.”

Join us in celebrating the Barnard Center for Research on Women's 40th anniversary as we bring together activists, scholars and artists from around the world to mark the legacy and future of social justice feminism.

Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures professor contributes to The New York Times' "Room for Debate" forum.

The Barnard alumna reflects on her work as a human rights activist mobilizing the Jewish community against US-sponsored torture and modern slavery, while exploring questions of how Judaism reacts to extreme violations of human dignity.

The Barnard alumna, Yale University professor and award-winning author reconsiders the history of the American welfare state and the future of work, rights, security and dignity in the new care-work economy.

Computer science major Jada Hawkins is the co-founder of Athena Digital Design. Watch her share her story as part of Barnard's Student Speak series

On Feb. 18, 1965, Malcolm X spoke at Barnard, giving what would be his last public talk before his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965. Fifty years later, alumnae and Malcolm X experts met at Barnard to mark the historic speech.