CSSD co-sponsors a roundtable of scholars and activists celebrating the publication of Annelise Orleck's new book, "We are all Fast Food Workers Now: the Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages.”
The CSSD working group Social Justice After the Welfare State presents:
"Democracy after the Welfare State: a Conversation," a book launch event for Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity, edited by Alice Kessler-Harris and Maurizio Vaudagna.
CSSD working group Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics and Culture presents Food Co-op or Rent to Own? Research Participants and Their Data in the 21st Century: a talk by Dr. Misha Angrist (Duke University).
CSSD co-sponsors an international symposium focused on advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls.
Epigenetics, Precision Medicine and Responsibility Towards Children. What Can We Learn from Neurodevelopmental Disorders?
CSSD working group Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics and Culture presents Epigenetics, Precision Medicine and Responsibility Towards Children. What Can We Learn from Neurodevelopmental Disorders?: a talk by Dr. Kristien Hens (University of Antwerp).
The Rural-Urban Interface presents: Roundtable by Professors Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Reinhold Martin.
CSSD Working Group, The Rural-Urban Interface: Gender and Poverty in Ghana and Kenya presents: Roundtable organized by Professors Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Reinhold Martin.
CSSD co-sponsors lecture by Prof. Jane Gallop, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee.
Celebrate the launch of CSSD's newest working group, Queer Theory: Here, Now, and Everywhere, with the Queer Disruptions conference on March 1-2, 2018.
CSSD working group Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics and Culture presents Consumers, Citizens, and Crowds in the Age of Precision Medicine: a talk by Cinnamon Bloss, Ph.D (University of California, San Diego).
The Reframing Gendered Violence project at CSSD presents a panel discussion with Fiona Hukula (PNG National Research Institute), Mary Fairio (PNG National Research Institute), and Melissa Demian (University of St. Andrews).
CSSD working group Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics and Culture presents The Genomic Revolution, Genetic Counselors, and "Doing Ethics": a talk by Dr. Susan Markens (CUNY-Lehman College).
CSSD working group Pacific Climate Circuits, with support from the Barnard College Department of Anthropology, presents a free film screening and Q&A with Dan Taulapapa McMullin.
A panel with Sherene Razack (Department of Gender Studies, UCLA), Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian (Law School, Hebrew University; International Visitor, Columbia Law School), and Miriam Ticktin (Department of Anthropology, New School University), moderated by Lila Abu-Lughod (Columbia University)
CSSD working group Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics and Culture presents The Economics of Precision Medicine: Medicine and Disparities in Health: a talk by Kristopher Hult (University of Chicago).
As part of the Reframing Gendered Violence project at the Center for the Study of Social Difference, BEYOND PREVALENCE brings together a nationwide group of scholars for a panel based on the consensus that campus sexual assault is a serious public health problem, and that innovative and effective prevention requires research that both includes and extends beyond simply measuring the scope of the problem
CSSD working group Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics and Culture presents Cells, Genes, and Stories: HeLa and the Patenting of Life: a talk by Priscilla Ward (Duke University).
On June 19, 2017, CSSD’s working group on Bandung Humanisms is presenting an international workshop entitled Bandung Humanisms: Towards a New Understanding of the Global South at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.
Friday, April 21
Institute for Public Knowledge
New York University
20 Cooper Square, Room 222
New York, NY
Narratives of Debt is a one-day conference presented by CSSD's working group on Unpayable Debt and the Oikos working group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge. The conference focuses on the ways that people and groups h
Senior Research Scholar, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University
"Will Precision Medicine Be for 'All of Us'? The 'Good Citizen' in an Age of Disparity"
Precision medicine research relies on the massive collection of biospecimens, electronic health records, and other sources of behavioral and environmental data.
Jackie Leach Scully, Professor of Social Ethics and Bioethics, and Executive Director, Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, Newcastle University, UK will ask how are the enormous recent advances in genomic knowledge and capabilities changing the meaning of the relationship between material embodiment and our sense of self? What does that mean for our understanding of embodiment that is disabled?
Friday, February 10, 4:10 - 6 p.m.
612 Schermerhorn Hall
“Rape Trees, State Security and the Politics of Sexual Violence along Migrant Routes in Mexico”
Wendy Vogt, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
“Suppliants and Deviants: Gendering the Refugee/Migrant Debate on the EU Border”
Chloe Howe Haralambous, Graduate Student, Engl
Jacqueline J L Chin, Associate Professor, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore presents a discussion on February 9, 2017 about "Precision Medicine, Privacy, and Family Relations."
The talk, sponsored by CSSD's project on Precision Medicine: Ethics, P
CSSD Co-sponsors Dissent Issue Launch Concerning the Feminist Movement’s Response to Trump Presidency
Premilla Nadasen, Associate Professor of History at Barnard College and co-director of CSSD’s working group on Social Justice After the Welfare State, will participate in a Dissentmagazine issue launch focused on the challenges feminists will face under a Trump presidency on
Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Princeton University presents a discussion on November 10th called "Can the Subaltern Genome Code?
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
203 Butler Library
“Child Marriage in the Feminist Imagination”
Dina Siddiqi, Professor of Anthropology at BRAC University, Dhaka
“Race, Religion, and Masculinity: Europe’s Obsessions”
Rebecca Karl, Associate Professor, History, NYU
Jamie Monson, Director, African Studies, Michigan State University
Stephanie Rupp, Asssitant Professor, Anthropology, CUNY-Lehman
Barry Sautman, Professor, Division of Social Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Hairong Yan, Anthropologist, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Duncan Yoon, Assistant Professor, English, University of Alabama
CSSD's Precision Medicine working group presents Aditya Bharadwaj, Research Professor, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, on "Cultivated Cures: Ethnographic Encounters with Contentious Stem Cell Regenerations in India" on October 13th, 2016 from 5-7 p.m. at 754 Schermerhorn Extension.
The lecture seeks to conceptualize how we might understand a scene of chronic and progressively pathological affliction as a site for witnessing the anatomy of a cultured and cultivated cure from within the emergent field of regenerative medicine.
October 13, 4:15 p.m., 203 Butler Library
"Feminist Politics, War Rapes, and Global Governance"
Dubravka Zarkov, Associate Professor of Gender, Conflict and Development at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
CSSD’s Precision Medicine working group presents James Tabery, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatriacs, Internal Medicine, and Philosophy, University of Utah, on "Collins' Cohort: The Path from The Human Genome Project to the Precision Medicine Initiative" on September 15th, 2016 from 5-7 p.m.