A roundtable discussion with Jon Beller, Brittney Cooper, Gail Drakes, Dana Goldstein, Renina Jarmon, and Courtney Martin '02
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Event Oval, The Diana Center
In this roundtable discussion, panelists examine the ways in which digital media are changing traditional methods of research, collaboration, and publication, as well as the political and ethical impact of developing ideas in the public eye.
A journal launch and reception with Lisa Duggan, Kenyon Farrow, Amber Hollibaugh, Richard Kim, and others
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
NYU, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
Join Lisa Duggan, Kenyon Farrow, Amber Hollibaugh, Richard Kim and other contributors to the recently launched issue of The Scholar & Feminist Online, “A New Queer Agenda,” for an evening of politics, discussion, and celebration.
On a particularly dreary day at the end of February, I was trying to get word about my younger son... When the phone rang, I leaped, positive that it was the emergency room calling with the final diagnosis. Instead, it was my office, informing me that President Obama wanted to give the commencement address at Barnard. What does one say? “Oh wow,” I mumbled. “Sure. I have to get off the phone now.”
When I was 6 years old, I remember defiantly stating that I wanted to grow up to be the first female president of the United States. By the time I graduated from Barnard, I was more inclined toward being the “next” Katie Couric. Today, I’m very happy as a writer, lecturer, and small-business owner.... but I’m wondering what these changed goals say about me and my generation?