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.
CSSD Project Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence announces its second Media Fellowship Competition.
Alice Kessler-Harris is featured in a NYTimes article on workplace power dynamics and the slow progress for women in traditionally 'masculine' fields. CSSD will host a book event with Kessler-Harris on April 4, 2018.
On January 22, CSSD/PM&S project Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics, and Culture welcomed Dr. Susan Markens (CUNY-Lehman College) for its first talk of the semester, titled The Genomic Revolution, Genetics Counselors, and Doing Ethics.
CSSD executive committee members Anupama Rao and Ana Paulina Lee presented research from the CSSD working group Gender and the Global Slum at the inaugural She Opened the Door: Columbia University Women's Conference.
CSSD Project Co-Director Alice Kessler-Harris has been named to the Board of Governors of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.
CSSD Project Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence held an international competition and selected three Media Fellows to receive reporting grants. They joined the project, supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, and did research in the Middle East to produce innovative media stories.
Video from "Beyond Prevalence: The Next Generation of Research on Campus Sexual Assault," part of the CSSD project Reframing Gendered Violence, is now available on the CSSD YouTube channel.
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.
CSSD project co-director Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak delivered the inaugural lecture at the International Colloquium on Creative Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, at Sullamussalam Science College, December 12, 2017.
Samira Shackle published three articles on refugee women’s active responses to gender-based violence and poverty in Iraq and Lebanon.
Co-director of the CSSD project Unpayable Debt, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, is interviewed by EuropeNow as part of their special feature on Diversity, Security, Mobility: Challenges for Eastern Europe.
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.