Nafeesa Syeed's article ‘Women Flee a Hellscape in Yemen. Here are Their Lives Now’, highlights the way refugee women are using entrepreneurship to adapt to their new realities.
Samira Shackle published three articles on refugee women’s active responses to gender-based violence and poverty in Iraq and Lebanon.
Judith Butler and and Başak Ertür, fellows in the CSSD project Rethinking Vulnerability and Resistance, have written an opinion in support of those who signed the Academics for Peace position in Turkey in January 2016.
A project of Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Social Difference, “Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence” (RGFGV), held a two-day workshop in September to explore and debate critical developments in the global framing of gender-based violence.
Women Creating Change sits within the Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD). 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 those problems.
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Professor Frances Negrón-Muntaner, faculty director of CSSD project Unpayable Debt, published several articles on the humanitarian crises facing Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Marianne Hirsch, Director of the Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD), wrote about her experience as a "stateless" child for the Los Angeles Review of Books.
CSSD project director Lila Abu-Lughod joined several scholars in an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court in the case by Muslim Advocates against the Executive Order on the "Muslim Ban."
CSSD’S deadline for proposal submissions for 2017 projects has been extended to Monday, March 20th.
Proposals may be submitted for consideration by any Columbia or Barnard faculty member(s) whose project aligns with the mission of CSSD, although preference will be given to faculty affiliated with one or more of CSSD's member centers and institutes.
New submission deadline is March 15, 2017. Read the full CFP here.
The CSSD working group Bandung Humanisms hosted the conference “China and Africa at a Crossroads: Revisiting the Legacy of Bandung Humanisms.” Read the full blog entry on the conference here and see photos from the day.
David Scott, Professor of Anthropology at the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University, and former co-director of CSSD’s Digital Black Atlantic Project, received the Distinguished Editor prize from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals for his work on Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism.