As part of the education program’s For the Public Good lecture series, writers, activists, and scholars will reflect on issues related to the public good, such as education, healthcare, policing, and the environment.
A panel with Elizabeth Blackmar, Aaron Pallas, and J. Phillip Thompson
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Julius S. Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall
Join a panel of scholars as they explore the issues of transparency and accountability in the management of public good in New York City. For the Public Good is a multi-year, interdisciplinary project bringing together scholars and activists from a range of disciplines to generate a thoughtful critique of the “public good.”
A dance performance and discussion featuring Sydnie L. Mosley '07
Monday, April 2, 2012
Event Oval, The Diana Center
The Window Sex Project, produced by Sydnie L. Mosley '07, is a dance performance that tackles the everyday practice in which women are "window-shopped"; or forced to bear unsolicited harassment from men while walking on the street.
Professor Karla FC Holloway, and a group of Barnard and Columbia professors, will discuss Holloway’s new book Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics, examining the intersections of law, race, gender, and bioethics.
Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch tackles one of the most provocative issues in education today: What’s behind the trend to close low-scoring schools and turn them over to private managers?
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.