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Joan Scott explores the complex relationship between secularization and women’s emancipation. 

In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.

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.

Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the department of religion for a discussion on the intersections of queer and religious studies. This event is part of a broader research project, “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives,” hosted by Utrecht University.

Mina Teicher traces the mathematics behind beauty from the Golden Age in Spain to the 21st century, from the essence of visual experience to machine “vision,” in order to explore what beauty means to mathematicians today.

Ellen Mortensen examines the terrorist attack by Anders Behring Breivik in July 2011, approaching it from the perspective of Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of Western metaphysics.

Join Associate Professor of Classics Kristina Milnor for a lunchtime lecture. Milnor will discuss female involvement in the public management of money during the first century of the Roman Empire. Sponsored by the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

The Gender Amplified Music Festival inspires the next generation of music producers and women in technology. 

Professor Beth Berkowitz, Ingeborg Rennert Chair of Jewish Studies in Barnard’s department of religion, discusses the emerging field of scholarship called animal studies and considers how this discipline might cross-pollinate with Jewish studies (specifically rabbinics) in order to provide a heightened understanding of both fields.

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