activism

activism

Winter 2016
This past September, at our first all-staff meeting of the year, I issued what would turn out to be a falsehood disguised as a wish. After a...
Fall 2015
Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt’ s desire to collaborate regularly with dynamic playwrights, set designers, and actors could have remained a wish. But, she admits with a laugh, “I...
Fall 2015
Failure is OK. Imperfection is fine. So writes Emily-Anne Rigal ’16 in her new book, FLAWD: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the Things That...

Stories of Empowerment

Three Barnard alumnae share their journeys as feminists

BCRW Archive Fever

A lunchtime lecture by Che Gossett
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

Prof. Premilla Nadasen explores history of African American household-worker unionizing

The latest book by history professor Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Beacon Press, 2015) sheds new light on an often-overlooked activist movement of the mid-20th century—that of African American domestic workers.

Honoring a Powerful Legacy

A portfolio that includes feminism, scholarship and activism, social justice, and gender studies: celebrating Janet Jakobsen, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies