New working groups at CSSD launching AY2018-19

CSSD launches six new projects for the 2018-19 academic year. The projects will address gender, race, sexuality, and other forms of inequality to foster ethical and progressive social change.

Democracy and The Welfare State: The Two Wests In The Age of Austerity will be presented at the Columbia Global Centers - Paris

Democracy and The Welfare State: The Two Wests In The Age of Austerity will be presented at the Columbia Global Centers - Paris

Columbia Global Centers - Paris, in partnership with Columbia University Press  and Centre d'histoire de Sciences Po will host a book presentation for Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity, edited by CSSD project director Alice Kessler-Harris and Maurizio Vaudagna. 

CSSD project director Paige West discussed the UN Sustainable Development goals at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York

CSSD project director Paige West discussed the UN Sustainable Development goals at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York

Paige West, project director of the CSSD working group Pacific Climate Circuits: Moving Beyond Science, Technology, Engineering, and Economics discussed the UN Sustainable Development goals at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.

Los Angeles Central Library hosts exhibits inspired by the work of Marianne Hirsch

The Los Angeles Central Library is currently hosting two exhibits inspired by the work of CSSD Director Marianne Hirsch, both examining the generational trauma of the Armenian Genocide. The main exhibit, entitled “Nonlinear Histories”, is co-curated by Isin Önol, member of the Working Group for the CSSD Project Women Mobilizing Memory.

Lila Abu-Lughod Delivers Geertz Commemorative Lecture at Princeton University

Lila Abu-Lughod, former director of CSSD and co-director of CSSD projects Gender, Religion and Law in Muslim Societies, Reframing Gendered Violence, and Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence, delivered the Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture at Princeton University on February 22, 2018.