Jan 25

Lewis-Ezekoye Distinguished Lecture in Africana Studies

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  • Add to Calendar 2022-01-25 18:00:00 2022-01-25 20:00:00 Lewis-Ezekoye Distinguished Lecture in Africana Studies BLACK FEMINISM IN SPACE How can we imagine leaving Earth's surface and making a livable home elsewhere when we can't even get it right here? Black feminism provides a framework for thinking about living in good relations with each other on earth's surface and beyond. Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women's and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. Originally from East L.A., Dr. Prescod-Weinstein is a graduate of Harvard College, University of California — Santa Cruz, and the University of Waterloo. One of under 100 Black American women to earn a PhD from a department of physics, she is a theoretical physicist with expertise in particle physics cosmology, and astrophysics, with an emphasis on dark matter. In addition, Dr. Prescod-Weinsteil is a theorist of Black feminist science, technology, and society studies, and a monthly columnist for New Scientist. Her research and advocacy for marginalized people in physics and astronomy have won multiple awards, and her first book, The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, is now available from Bold Type Books. Please click the link below to join the webinar:https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/94226462412?pwd=eFgrRkNhR3BGbndWWVcrWVZaeGVEdz09Passcode: 544884 This lecture is sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies at Barnard College.  Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein will also be presenting a talk on "Cosmic Probes on the Dark Sector"  on January 25th, 2022 at 1pm.  Image Zoom Barnard College barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public

BLACK FEMINISM IN SPACE

How can we imagine leaving Earth's surface and making a livable home elsewhere when we can't even get it right here? Black feminism provides a framework for thinking about living in good relations with each other on earth's surface and beyond.

Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women's and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. Originally from East L.A., Dr. Prescod-Weinstein is a graduate of Harvard College, University of California — Santa Cruz, and the University of Waterloo. One of under 100 Black American women to earn a PhD from a department of physics, she is a theoretical physicist with expertise in particle physics cosmology, and astrophysics, with an emphasis on dark matter. In addition, Dr. Prescod-Weinsteil is a theorist of Black feminist science, technology, and society studies, and a monthly columnist for New Scientist. Her research and advocacy for marginalized people in physics and astronomy have won multiple awards, and her first book, The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, is now available from Bold Type Books.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/94226462412?pwd=eFgrRkNhR3BGbndWWVcrWVZaeGVEdz09
Passcode: 544884

This lecture is sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies at Barnard College. 

Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein will also be presenting a talk on "Cosmic Probes on the Dark Sector"  on January 25th, 2022 at 1pm. 

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The Lewis-Ezekoye Distinguished Lecture in Africana Studies