feminism

feminism

Embracing the F Word

Five Barnard feminists share their stories from the ever-evolving movement

Last Word: Are We the Women We Should Be?

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?

President Spar debates "the myth of work-life balance"

Spar responds to The Atlantic's cover story on trade-offs facing professional women.

President Spar discusses Obama's upcoming commencement address on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

In advance of Barnard's Commencement, President Spar notes the significance of President Obama speaking at a women's college.

Dateline: Mumbai

Barnard’s Fourth Annual Global Symposium draws together India’s women leaders to share their culture and ideas and to inspire young women
to become leaders of the future

Is it Time for a 5th World Conference on Women?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
6 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Join leaders from several NGOs to discuss the past and future of the World Conference on Women.

Carceral Politics in Palestine and Beyond: Gender, Vulnerability, Prison

Panel Discussion with Judith Butler, Angela Davis, Mai Masri, and Lena Meari
Thursday, April 5, 2012
6 PM
1501 IAB, Columbia University