THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF SOCIAL DIFFERENCE
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.
The Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics, and Culture Project welcomes Dr. Stephen Latham (Yale University) to give a talk on “Genomics in the Classroom: Disability, Giftedness and Enhancement.”
The Women Mobilizing Memory working group presents Reclaiming Collective Memories in Contemporary Turkey, a panel discussion and book presentation.
Please join the Menstrual Health and Gender Justice Working Group, the Center for the Study of Social Difference, and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for an interdisciplinary workshop on November 22, 2019 entitled "Multifaceted Menstruation".
The Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics, and Culture Project welcomes Dr. Shirley Sun (Nanyang Technological University) to give a talk on “Should You Be Worried about Racialization of Precision Medicine? Insights from Asia and North America.”
The lecture, entitled “Gender, Violence, Security,” took place on November 1.
The event, which took place in the spring semester, was organized by Women Creating Change.