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Web Exclusive: President Spar Shares her Thoughts on How Young Women are Embracing Feminism

In a recent episode of the Dare to Use the F-Word podcast, President Debora Spar talks with feminist media activist Jamia Wilson about how the drive for perfection affects young women today. Following the interview, President Spar shared her thoughts on the direction of feminism for the next generation.

Habitual New Media: Exposing Empowerment

A lecture by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Thursday, October 10, 2013
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, professor and chair of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, explores the interplay of new media and privacy and the key ways that gender plays into negotiating media exposure. Sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

Of Letters, Leaks, and Tweets

When I was in college in the early 1980s, letters—on paper, in ink, with self-licked stamps and everything—were the primary form of communication. Cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail were inconceivable; the payphone in the hallway was noisy and unreliable. And so, like every college student of that era, I wrote letters.

Reel Talk

The Story Behind the Success of the HBO Film Powerhouse Sheila Nevins '60

She Doesn't Like the Limelight, but Her Rhythms Take Center Stage

She’s toured with Laurie Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, and Rickie Lee Jones, but percussionist Sue Hadjopoulos ’75 says that her career as a sought-after performer and recording artist wasn’t something she anticipated. 

TED Talk Screening: Alain de Botton

Staying Present: Stress-Management and Anti-Anxiety Week
Thursday, April 25, 2013
6:30PM - 7:30PM
Furman Conference Room 98 Brooks Hall FIrst floor

A kinder, gentler philosophy of success followed by discussion. Can reframing success and taking control of our tendency towards social comparisons alleviate anxiety?

FREE pizza will be served.

THATCamp Feminisms East

An "unconference"
Saturday, March 16, 2013
10 AM - 5 PM
Registration in Barnard Hall

Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women and The Humanities And Technology Camp movement for an exploration of innovation in the digital humanities, focusing on feminist interventions.

 

 

Body Positive Week: Movie Screening of "Killing us Softly 4"

Screen this documentary about advertising’s image of women featuring Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Pizza will be served!
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6:30pm
Brooks Hall TV Lounge

Digital Community Formation

A roundtable discussion with Jon Beller, Brittney Cooper, Gail Drakes, Dana Goldstein, Renina Jarmon, and Courtney Martin '02
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

In this roundtable discussion, panelists examine the ways in which digital media are changing traditional methods of research, collaboration, and publication, as well as the political and ethical impact of developing ideas in the public eye.