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For the Public Good Conference

With a keynote address by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Friday, March 28, 2014
10 AM - 5:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

As part of the education program’s For the Public Good lecture series, writers, activists, and scholars will reflect on issues related to the public good, such as education, healthcare, policing, and the environment. 

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.”

The Window Sex Project

A dance performance and discussion featuring Sydnie L. Mosley '07
Monday, April 2, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

The Window Sex Project, produced by Sydnie L. Mosley '07, is a dance performance that tackles the everyday practice in which women are "window-shopped"; or forced to bear unsolicited harassment from men while walking on the street.

Private Bodies, Public Texts

A Salon in honor of Karla FC Holloway
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Professor Karla FC Holloway, and a group of Barnard and Columbia professors, will discuss Holloway’s new book Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race Gender, and a Cultural Bioethicsexamining the intersections of law, race, gender, and bioethics.

Is A Public School A Public Good Or A Shoestore?

A lecture by Diane Ravitch
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch tackles one of the most provocative issues in education today: What’s behind the trend to close low-scoring schools and turn them over to private managers?

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.

For The Public Good

Inaugural Panel
Thursday, October 13, 2011
5:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

This panel inaugurates a multi-year, interdisciplinary project to examine the “public good.”

The Labor Of Care: Rethinking Gender, Work, and Rights in the American Welfare State

A lecture with Jennifer Klein '89
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

The Barnard alumna, Yale University professor and award-winning author reconsiders the history of the American welfare state and the future of work, rights, security and dignity in the new care-work economy.