human rights

human rights

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

Seeing Like a Peacebuilder: An Ethnography of International Intervention

A lecture with Séverine Autesserre
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Séverine Autesserre examines the various cultures that shape peacebuilding in the field.

Human Rights Student Internship Panel

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
6PM to 7PM
Barnard Career Development Library

Ask the Author Live: Hisham Matar on Libya

Prof. Matar, Libyan author and member of Barnard's English faculty, answers questions on Libya through The New Yorker's "Ask the Author" webpage.

States of Exception: Children’s Human Rights and the Humanities

The Helen Pond McIntyre '48 lecture with Wendy Hesford
Monday, October 24, 2011
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Wendy Hesford examines the rights and conditions of children living in varied states of political unrest and social exclusion.

 

Mesoamerican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Women’s Leadership in Defense of Territory

A conference cosponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latino Studies, and Dept of Social and Cultural Analysis
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Scholars from all over Mexico gather to explore how current struggles to protect territory and autonomy in the region and throughout the world are creating new forms of indigenous feminism.

Chomsky

America and Israel-Palestine: War & Peace
Monday, October 17, 2011
6 PM
LeFrak Gymnasium, first floor Barnard Hall

Scholar and activist Noam Chomsky considers discusses the causes and consequences of American foreign policy in Israel-Palestine.

Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice

A conference co-sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women, Sakhi for South Asian Women and the Women of Color Policy Network at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service
Monday, October 10, 2011 - Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Kimmel Center, NYU

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade & Its Effect on the Igbo & Yoruba Cultures

A lecture by Matt D. Childs
Thursday, October 6, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Matt D. Childs examines how the transatlantic slave trade brought about the formation of a common identity for the Yoruba and Igbo peoples of Africa.

 

Fugitives & Matriarchs: Slavery in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds

A lecture with Gunja SenGupta
Thursday, March 10, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

A transnational perspective on slavery that spans from colonial India to the antebellum United States.