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The Barnard Center for Research on Women hosts a programming series that explores a wide range of feminist and social justice issues like women's rights, gender and sexuality, democracy and voting, immigration and economics. Featured speakers include Angela Davis, Estelle Freedman, Lani Guinier, Josephine Ho, Naomi Klein and Dean Spade. Fusing scholarship with activism, highlights from these events are now available as podcasts.

Latest Episodes

Young Feminists Take on Activism and Organizing

In this panel, young feminist activists discuss their areas of interest, what they see as the major challenges for feminist movements, how organizing today compares to that by previous generations, intersections between feminism and other approaches to social justice, and how to build coalitions that can enact structural change. Panelists include Dior Vargas, Sydnie Mosley '07, and Julie Zeilinger '15. The discussion also included Jessica Danforth, who is not included in the recording at her request. Dina Tyson '13 moderated the panel.

48 MIN2013 JAN 31
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Young Feminists Take on Activism and Organizing

Sonia Pierre and the Struggle for Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

Sonia Pierre (1963-2011), mobilized communities in the Dominican Republic to advocate for citizenship and human rights for Dominicans of Haitian descent. As the director of Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitiana (MUDHA), she used legal challenges in domestic and international courts to defend the citizenship rights of first and second generation children born on Dominican soil. This panel highlights the activism of young women who are moving forward with Sonia Pierre's work on behalf of Dominicans of Haitian descent, and addresses the question of how international pressure impacts efforts by marginalized groups to demand recognition. Panelists include Manuela (Solange) Pierre, Sonia Pierre’s oldest daughter, and the founder and coordinator of the Dominican Network of Young African Descendants (Red Dominicana de Jóvenes Afrodescendientes); Ninaj Raoul, the Executive Director of Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees; Monisha Bajaj, Associate Professor of International and Comparative ...

68 MIN2012 DEC 7
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Sonia Pierre and the Struggle for Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

Ntozake Shange on Stage and Screen

The 2012-13 Africana Distinguished Alumna Series honors one of Barnard’s most distinguished African American alumnae: Ntozake Shange '70. A playwright, poet, and novelist of startling originality, Shange is best known for her 1975 Obie Award-winning play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. Following the screening of Tyler Perry’s acclaimed 2010 film version of the play, Ms. Shange speaks candidly with Soyica Diggs Colbert, assistant professor of English at Dartmouth College, and Monica Miller, associate professor of English at Barnard, about her groundbreaking work and its controversial adaptation to the screen.

51 MIN2012 NOV 8
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Ntozake Shange on Stage and Screen

Latest Episodes

Young Feminists Take on Activism and Organizing

In this panel, young feminist activists discuss their areas of interest, what they see as the major challenges for feminist movements, how organizing today compares to that by previous generations, intersections between feminism and other approaches to social justice, and how to build coalitions that can enact structural change. Panelists include Dior Vargas, Sydnie Mosley '07, and Julie Zeilinger '15. The discussion also included Jessica Danforth, who is not included in the recording at her request. Dina Tyson '13 moderated the panel.

48 MIN2013 JAN 31
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Young Feminists Take on Activism and Organizing

Sonia Pierre and the Struggle for Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

Sonia Pierre (1963-2011), mobilized communities in the Dominican Republic to advocate for citizenship and human rights for Dominicans of Haitian descent. As the director of Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitiana (MUDHA), she used legal challenges in domestic and international courts to defend the citizenship rights of first and second generation children born on Dominican soil. This panel highlights the activism of young women who are moving forward with Sonia Pierre's work on behalf of Dominicans of Haitian descent, and addresses the question of how international pressure impacts efforts by marginalized groups to demand recognition. Panelists include Manuela (Solange) Pierre, Sonia Pierre’s oldest daughter, and the founder and coordinator of the Dominican Network of Young African Descendants (Red Dominicana de Jóvenes Afrodescendientes); Ninaj Raoul, the Executive Director of Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees; Monisha Bajaj, Associate Professor of International and Comparative ...

68 MIN2012 DEC 7
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Sonia Pierre and the Struggle for Citizenship in the Dominican Republic

Ntozake Shange on Stage and Screen

The 2012-13 Africana Distinguished Alumna Series honors one of Barnard’s most distinguished African American alumnae: Ntozake Shange '70. A playwright, poet, and novelist of startling originality, Shange is best known for her 1975 Obie Award-winning play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. Following the screening of Tyler Perry’s acclaimed 2010 film version of the play, Ms. Shange speaks candidly with Soyica Diggs Colbert, assistant professor of English at Dartmouth College, and Monica Miller, associate professor of English at Barnard, about her groundbreaking work and its controversial adaptation to the screen.

51 MIN2012 NOV 8
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Ntozake Shange on Stage and Screen

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