In honor of International Women’s Day, join Nobel Peace Laureate and Barnard Distinguished Fellow in Social Justice Leymah Gbowee, and other distinguished scholars and activists, for a daylong symposium on women’s rights movements in Africa.
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!
Janet Mock will be joined by scholars, activists, and writers for a discussion of her work and her experiences as a young trans woman of color working in mainstream media.
Elizabeth Hutchison and Premilla Nadasen explore the history of domestic worker organizing in the United States and Chile.
Meredith Linn shares her research into the experiences of illness, injury, and healing among 19th-century Irish immigrants in New York City.
Barnard symposium on African Women’s Rights and Resilience features distinguished scholars and activists addressing issues facing feminists and activists throughout Africa.