THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF SOCIAL DIFFERENCE is an interdisciplinary research center supporting collaborative projects that address gender, race, sexuality, and other forms of inequality to foster ethical and progressive social change.
The Center’s work has two overarching research themes
Women Creating Change engages distinguished feminist scholars from diverse fields throughout Columbia University who focus on contemporary global problems affecting women and on the roles women play in addressing these problems.
Imagining Justice brings together scholars, activists, and artists on projects that envision new ways of fighting inequality and promoting gender, racial, economic, and environmental justice in global and domestic contexts.
2018 marks the 5th Anniversary of Columbia Women Creating Change!
To celebrate this momentous year a reception and panel discussion will take place featuring women leaders in media.
CSSD invites you to an All-Day Symposium to celebrate 10 Years of the Center for the Study of Social Difference and 5 Years of Women Creating Change!
A workshop presented by the CSSD working group Geographies of Injustice.
Andreas Hyussen, faculty fellow with the Women Mobilizing Memory Group and Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, was interviewed by Patrick Esser for Politika.
Director of CSSD working group Menstrual Health and Gender Justice to discuss opportunities to advocate for menstrual health with panelists from Kenya and Bangladesh.