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For the Public Good: Public Accountability in NYC

A panel with Elizabeth Blackmar, Aaron Pallas, and J. Phillip Thompson
Thursday, November 7, 2013
7 PM
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.”

Election 2012: Race, Gender, Power

Africana Studies at 20
Friday, October 19, 2012
3 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

In celebration of the department’s 20th anniversary, Africana studies hosts a panel on the politics of race and gender in this year’s U.S. presidential campaign. 

Constitution Day

Monday, September 17, 2012
The Diana Center

To celebrate Constitution Day, Herbert Sloan will explore Thomas Jefferson’s ideas about constitutions and why they have not won favor with most Americans, either in Jefferson's own lifetime or in the present day.

Wallace Shawn: Why I Call Myself A Socialist

A reading & book signing by the playwright, actor, and essayist
Thursday, March 8, 2012
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Barnard welcomes the celebrated playwright, essayist, actor, and activist as he ponders some of the most intriguing issues of our day.

Public Space & Public Consciousness

A lecture by Michael Kimmelman
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
6 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic for The New York Times, explores “the political power of physical places” evident in locations from Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park.

What to Eat: Science v. Politics

Distinguished Women in Science Lecture
Thursday, March 1, 2012
5:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Join Marion Nestle, Distinguished Women in Science lecturer, for a discussion of the science and politics behind what we eat.

Prof. Severine Autesserre awarded Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Professor Autesserre, political science, is honored for ideas set forth in her book, The Trouble with the Congo: Local Violence and the Failure of International Peacebuilding.

What’s on Your Plate? The History and Politics of Food

A panel discussion with Hilary Callahan, Kim F. Hall, Deborah Valenze, and Paige West
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.