Meredith Linn shares her research into the experiences of illness, injury, and healing among 19th-century Irish immigrants in New York City.
Barnard symposium on African Women’s Rights and Resilience features distinguished scholars and activists addressing issues facing feminists and activists throughout Africa.
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.