Alisa Solomon Examines the Historic Theater of “Hamilton” in The Nation

Alisa Solomon Examines the Historic Theater of “Hamilton” in The Nation

Alisa Solomon, Women Mobilizing Memory member and associate professor of journalism at Columbia University, wrote in The Nation that “Hamilton” is not only a game changer because it brings rap to Broadway, but also because it integrates the contemporary musical style so seamlessly with the styles and structures of traditional musical theater. + Read More

HEMI Publishes “Art, Migration, and Human Rights” Dossier

HEMI Publishes “Art, Migration, and Human Rights” Dossier

Notes on the August 2015 course on “Art, Migration, and Human Rights,” offered by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, which partners with CSSD’s Women Mobilizing Memory working group. + Read More

Keywords for Disability Studies Symposium Explores Key Questions for the Future

Keywords for Disability Studies Symposium Explores Key Questions for the Future

Disability scholars, artists, activists, and students gathered at the Keywords/Key Questions for Disability Studies Symposium this October to discuss the future of disability studies. + Read More

Women Mobilizing Memory Member on Democracy Now

Women Mobilizing Memory Member on Democracy Now

Zeynep Gambetti, a member of the CSSD working group Women Mobilizing Memory and participant in the Collaboration and Co-Resistance conference and workshop, appeared on Democracy Now on September 11 to discuss the current series of attacks on Kurdish citizens and HDP party offices in Turkey. + Read More

Digital Black Atlantic Project Attracts Grants and Honors

Digital Black Atlantic Project Attracts Grants and Honors

The CSSD working group Digital Black Atlantic Project (DBAP) is starting the academic year with an array of honors and awards.

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Lila Abu-Lughod’s “Do Muslim Women Need Saving?” Reviewed in Public Books

Lila Abu-Lughod’s “Do Muslim Women Need Saving?” Reviewed in Public Books

Lila Abu-Lughod’s Do Muslim Women Need Saving? received a favorable review from Leti Volpp in Public Books.

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Working Group Helps Produce “An Historic Victory for Women’s Equality in Sport”

Working Group Helps Produce “An Historic Victory for Women’s Equality in Sport”

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was recently forced to suspend a sporting policy that CSSD project director Rebecca Jordan-Young and her working group, Science and Social Difference, had been contesting for the past three years. + Read More

CSSD Releases 2014-15 Annual Report

CSSD Releases 2014-15 Annual Report

The Center for the Study of Social Difference recently released its annual report for 2014-15. + Read More

WOMEN MOBILIZING MEMORY IV: A Week of Workshops, Exhibits, and Protest

WOMEN MOBILIZING MEMORY IV: A Week of Workshops, Exhibits, and Protest

For its fourth international meeting on “Collaboration and Co-Resistance,” Women Mobilizing Memory gathered in New York in September. + Read More

JUST PUBLISHED: Rachel Adams’ Keywords for Disability Studies

JUST PUBLISHED: Rachel Adams’ Keywords for Disability Studies

Future of Disability Studies project director Rachel Adams has co-edited Keywords for Disability Studies with Benjamin Reiss (Emory University) and David H. Serlin (UCSD).  + Read More

Gayatri Spivak Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Yale

Gayatri Spivak Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Yale

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Director of the CSSD working group Rural-Urban Interface: Gender and Poverty in Ghana and Kenya, received an Honorary Doctorate in the Humanities from Yale University. + Read More

JUST PUBLISHED: Rachel Adams on Access to Aid for the Disabled

JUST PUBLISHED: Rachel Adams on Access to Aid for the Disabled

Rachel Adams, director of the CSSD working group The Future of Disabilities Studies has published an article in Reuters on the problem of disabled individuals’ unfettered access to assistance. + Read More

PUBLISHED: Debating a Testosterone “Sex Gap” in Science Magazine

PUBLISHED: Debating a Testosterone “Sex Gap” in Science Magazine

Rebecca Jordan-Young, director of the CSSD working group on Science and Social Difference and Tow Associate Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, has published an important article in Science magazine on the controversy and science surrounding levels of testosterone in female athletes. + Read More

CSSD Project’s Digital Publishing Platform Wins NEH Grant

CSSD Project’s Digital Publishing Platform Wins NEH Grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant for 2015-2016 for the initial development of sx:archipelagos, a peer-reviewed digital publishing platform that emerged from CSSD’s working group, the Digital Black Atlantic Project (DBAP).

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PUBLISHED: Mobilizing Memory Curators Interviewed by “n.paradoxa”

PUBLISHED: Mobilizing Memory Curators Interviewed by “n.paradoxa”

Feminist art journal n.paradoxa recently published an interview with Ayşe Gül Altınay and Işın Önol, curators of the successful exhibition “Mobilizing Memory: Women Witnessing.”   + Read More

INTERVIEW: Farah Griffin Speaks with Toni Morrison in “Essence” Magazine

INTERVIEW: Farah Griffin Speaks with Toni Morrison in “Essence” Magazine

In April Essence magazine ran an interview with Toni Morrison by Farah Jasmine Griffin, director of the CSSD working group “Toward and Intellectual History of Black Women” and William B. Ransford Professor of English & Comparative Literature and African-American Studies at Columbia. + Read More

Jean Howard Discusses Diversity Initiative in Columbia Spectator

Jean Howard Discusses Diversity Initiative in Columbia Spectator

Less than 25% of Columbia University’s total faculty members are minorities and only 18% of its tenured faculty fit that demographic. The percentage of tenure track faculty that are women is a meager 26%. + Read More

DISCUSSION: Shoshana Magnet on Feminism, Robots, and Roaches

DISCUSSION: Shoshana Magnet on Feminism, Robots, and Roaches

In early 2015 Shoshana Magnet, associate professor at the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa, came to speak to CSSD’s working group on Science and Social Difference about her feminist analysis of recent scientific inquiry into mixed societies of robots and insects. + Read More

ROUNDTABLE  Keywords: Trans

ROUNDTABLE Keywords: Trans

On April 9th, the Center for the Study of Social Difference and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Council co-sponsored the roundtable discussion Keywords: TRANS. + Read More

JUST PUBLISHED: Farah Griffin’s “Intellectual History of Black Women”

JUST PUBLISHED: Farah Griffin’s “Intellectual History of Black Women”

Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women, edited by Farah J. Griffin, co-director of the CSSD working group of the same name and Professor of English and African-American Studies at Columbia University, has been published by University of North Carolina Press.   + Read More

ROUNDTABLE: Women Mobilizing Memory “Keywords”

ROUNDTABLE: Women Mobilizing Memory “Keywords”

Vulnerability. Reaction. Privilege. Heritage. Utopia. What associations do these “keywords” evoke? What concepts do they represent? How are these ideas used by scholars, or put into practice by activists? What kinds of work can we do with a keyword, what conversations can keywords unlock?  These were some of the questions asked at a recent roundtable discussion by Women Mobilizing Memory, a CSSD working group exploring issues of memory, witnessing, testimony, and trauma from a cross-cultural feminist perspective. + Read More

ART EXHIBIT: “Die Presse” Reviews “Mobilizing Memory” in Vienna

ART EXHIBIT: “Die Presse” Reviews “Mobilizing Memory” in Vienna

Vienna’s “Die Presse” reviewed the “Mobilizing Memory” exhibit that was created by the CSSD working group Women Mobilizing Memory and launched in Istanbul in 2014. + Read More

LECTURE: Ron Suskind on “Narratives of Earned Hope: Or the Ways Adversity Can Build Compensatory Strengths”

LECTURE: Ron Suskind on “Narratives of Earned Hope: Or the Ways Adversity Can Build Compensatory Strengths”

Speaking on Wednesday, March 25th before an audience sponsored by the Center for the Study of Social Difference’s Future of Disability Studies workshop, Ron Suskind shared his story about pursuing a demanding career in investigative journalism while raising his autistic son Owen. + Read More

SYMPOSIUM: Caribbean Queer Visualities, April 2-3, 2015, Co-sponsored by Digital Black Atlantic Project

SYMPOSIUM: Caribbean Queer Visualities, April 2-3, 2015, Co-sponsored by Digital Black Atlantic Project

Caribbean Queer Visualities, co-sponsored by the CCSD working group the Digital Black Atlantic Project, reflects on and stimulates the production of creative and critical work that takes seriously the emergence of heterodox personal and public identities, identities that breach or subvert or evade the heteronormativities of colonial and postcolonial modes of being and self-expression. + Read More

WOMEN MOBILIZING MEMORY: Effective Activism for Human Rights

WOMEN MOBILIZING MEMORY: Effective Activism for Human Rights

CSSD’s Women Mobilizing Memory working group met in late February to discuss, in a comparative perspective, the links between memory and activism and between memory practices and movements promoting human rights. + Read More

CSSD Announces Two New Working Groups for Fall 2015

CSSD Announces Two New Working Groups for Fall 2015

In fall 2015, CSSD will convene two new working groups: Pacific Climate Circuits, which will apply lenses of race, class, gender and sexuality to current analyses of climate change in the Pacific Region, and The Legacy of Bandung Humanisms, which will examine the post-colonial developing world’s espousal of a radical brand of humanism and self-determination.   + Read More

Banu Karaca in The New York Times

Banu Karaca in The New York Times

Banu Karaca, a member of CSSD working group Women Mobilizing Memory, was quoted in a recent New York Times article about creeping censorship amid the current flourishing of the arts in Turkey.   + Read More

CONFERENCE REPORT: 2014 Caribbean Digital Conference

CONFERENCE REPORT: 2014 Caribbean Digital Conference

The Digital Black Atlantic Project closed the fall of 2014 with an unprecedented event, its inaugural Caribbean Digital conference.  On December 4th and 5th, professors, artists, graduate students, activists and administrators explored the dimensions of digital expression and its implications on the Caribbean and its diaspora. + Read More

PUBLICATION: Yarimar Bonilla on “#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States”

PUBLICATION: Yarimar Bonilla on “#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States”

Yarimar Bonilla of the Digital Black Atlantic Working Group and Jonathan Rosa have published “#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States” in the January 2015 issue of the American Ethnologist.

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Lila Abu-Lughod’s new book named “Best Book of 2014 on the Middle East”

Lila Abu-Lughod’s new book named “Best Book of 2014 on the Middle East”

Lila Abu-Lughod’s Do Muslim Women Need Saving? (Harvard University Press) was named a “Best Book of 2014 on the Middle East” by Foreign Affairs.    + Read More

Christian Lammert on “Welfare and Citizenship: The Pillars of Social Cohesion”

Christian Lammert on “Welfare and Citizenship: The Pillars of Social Cohesion”

PUBLIC LECTURE:

Wednesday, November 5th, 5pm in 754 Schermerhorn Extension.

Christian Lammert, Professor for North American Politics at the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Free University of Berlin, will speak about the relationship between welfare and democracy—a question central to contemporary transatlantic debates surrounding capitalism, austerity, and inequality.

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CONFERENCE REPORT: Debating the “Woman Question” in the New Middle East: Women’s Rights, Citizenship, and Social Justice

CONFERENCE REPORT: Debating the “Woman Question” in the New Middle East: Women’s Rights, Citizenship, and Social Justice

In light of the recent events across the Arab region, the time is opportune for a careful examination of the new opportunities and challenges facing Arab women. Debating the “Woman Question” in the New Middle East (Columbia Global Center, Amman) brought together scholars, academics, and practitioners to explore three broad themes:  Political Economies and Women’s Lives; Political and Legal Strategies for Citizenship and Social Justice; Islamic Feminism and Islamist Governance.  Read the full Conference Report here.

WOMEN MOBILIZING MEMORY: Patricia Ariza on Culture as a “form of resistance”

WOMEN MOBILIZING MEMORY: Patricia Ariza on Culture as a “form of resistance”

TRANSFORMING TRAUMA WITH THEATRE

“Culture is a form of resistance,” asserted Colombian playwright, director, producer, and actor Patricia Ariza as she met with twelve members of the Center for the Study of Social Difference’s Women Mobilizing Memory working group at the Hemispheric Institute in New York City.

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Women Leaders in Changing India

Women Leaders in Changing India

Anupama Rao, Women Creating Change project director for “Gender and the Global Slum” will participate in a discussion at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai, featuring: Anjali Bansal ’97SIPA, Managing Director, Spencer Stuart, Sheela Patel, Director, Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), and Falguni Nayar P: ’12CC, Founder and CEO Nykaa.com.  The panel will address the challenges and opportunities that face women in India’s formal and informal economies.

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CALL FOR PROJECTS: Women Creating Change

CALL FOR PROJECTS: Women Creating Change

Women Creating Change (WCC) invites proposals for a new working group project that would begin in 2015. WCC will provide seed money of $45,000 over three years to working groups of scholars and practitioners whose projects are consistent with the mission of the Center (socialdifference.columbia.edu) and the specific goals of Women Creating Change (womencreatingchange.columbia.edu).  Submission Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015.   + Read More

Nancy Kricorian Published in Guernica Magazine Daily

Nancy Kricorian Published in Guernica Magazine Daily

Nancy Kricorian‘s essay “Pilgrimage as/or Resistance,” which was originally presented earlier this year at the Women Mobilizing Memory workshop at Depo in Istanbul, Turkey, has been published by Guernica.

Female Leadership, Labor, and Women’s Lives in India

Female Leadership, Labor, and Women’s Lives in India

Anu Rao, Project Director of the Women Creating Change working group “Gender & the Global Slum” reflects on female leadership, labor, and women’s lives in India.

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VIDEO: “Gender, Memory, Activism”

VIDEO: “Gender, Memory, Activism”

Women Mobilizing Memory workshop: “‘Coming to Terms’ with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” featuring Marita SturkenMarianne HirschNükhet SirmanMeltem Ahıska, and Nancy Kricorian.  Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014.

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VIDEO: “Art, Performance, and Memory”

VIDEO: “Art, Performance, and Memory”

Women Mobilizing Memory workshop: “‘Coming to Terms’ with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” featuring Andreas HuyssenAlissa SolomonCarol BeckerDiana Taylor, and Maria José Contreras. Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014.

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VIDEO: “Creating Alternative Archives”

VIDEO: “Creating Alternative Archives”

Women Mobilizing Memory workshop: “‘Coming to Terms’ with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” featuring Leyla NeyziSusan Meiselas, and Silvina der Meguerditchian.  Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014.

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Columbia Global Centers Showcases Women Mobilizing Memory

Columbia Global Centers Showcases Women Mobilizing Memory

“Led by Professors Marianne Hirsh, Jean Howard, Diana Taylor and Ayşe Gül Altınay, the Mobilizing Memory for Action workshop engaged scholars, artists and activists from Chile, the United States and Turkey in public events, an art exhibition, a gender-memory walking tour and theater performances. ”

Read more about the September 2014 Women Mobilizing Memory Istanbul workshop in this month’s Columbia Global Centers E-Newsletter.

PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE: Women and Politics: A Turning Point?

PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE: Women and Politics: A Turning Point?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Roone Arledge Cinema, Columbia

In 2012, women comprised an impressive majority of the electorate. Currently, women hold a majority of twenty seats in the Senate. More women than ever before are raising young children while serving at the Capitol. Moreover, it is likely not only that the U.S. will see a woman presidential candidate in 2016, but also that Republicans will again nominate a woman for their vice presidential seat. “Women and Politics: A Turning Point?,” the 2014 public program co-hosted by Women Creating Change, a global initiative of the Center for the Study of Social Difference, and the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), explored these and other issues in a roundtable discussion, featuring: Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer ‘97GS, NPR reporter Mara Liasson, and poet and Nation columnist Katha Pollitt ‘75SOA. Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies and Dean of Social Sciences Alondra Nelson moderated. + Read More

DAY FIVE REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

DAY FIVE REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

During the penultimate day of the week-long Women Mobilizing Memory workshop, a number of new research questions and concerns emerged, including the following: As women (and sometimes men) mobilizing memory, how do we deploy feminist scholarship, and what does feminism mean to each of us across our diverse cultural, linguistic, and educational contexts? + Read More

DAY THREE REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

DAY THREE REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

The third day of Women Mobilizing Memory was dedicated to three public roundtables with simultaneous translations at Depo: “Creating Alternative Archives,” “Art, Performance and Memory.” and “Gender, Memory, Activism.”

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DAY FOUR REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

DAY FOUR REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

The fourth day of Women Mobilizing Memory featured a roundtable discussion moderated by Ayşe Gül Altınay on documentary films about state violence and Kurdish memory. The directors of the films Bûka Baranê (2013, dir Dilek Gökçin) and Dersim’s Lost Girls (2010, dir. Nezahat Gündoğan) also joined the discussion. + Read More

DAY TWO REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

DAY TWO REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

Media, Memory, Political Efficacy

On Day Two of theWomen Mobilizing Memory workshop, Jean Howard introduced the following keywords for discussion: gender; embodiment; accompaniment (or “walking with”); politics; repair; mobilizing; hope; optimism; and play, or the recovery of joy. + Read More

“Mobilizing Memory: Women Witnessing” EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

“Mobilizing Memory: Women Witnessing” EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

Opening Reception: September 5, Friday, 18:30
Venue: DEPO Istanbul (Lüleci Hendek Cad. 12, Tophane – Istanbul)

Artists: Gülçin Aksoy, Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Silvina Der-Meguerditchian, Hakikat Adalet Hafıza Merkezi (Truth Justice Memory Center), Gülsün Karamustafa, Susan Meiselas, Nar Photos (Serra Akcan, Fatma Çelik, Gülşin Ketenci, Aylin Kızıl, Serpil Polat), Lorie Novak, Emine Gözde Sevim, Aylin Tekiner

View exhibit catalog here (PDF)

Curated by: Ayşe Gül Altınay, Işın Önol

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DAY ONE REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

DAY ONE REPORT: “Women Mobilizing Memory” Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

Jean Howard, Ayşe Gül Altınay, Milena Grass, and Andrea Crow participated in the opening panel of Women Mobilizing Memory, a working group that explores women’s acts of witness and the gendered forms and consequences of political repression and persecution.

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PUBLIC ROUNDTABLES:  “Coming to Terms” with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” Istanbul, Turkey

PUBLIC ROUNDTABLES: “Coming to Terms” with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” Istanbul, Turkey

Public Roundtables with Turkish simultaneous translations
September 17, 2014, 1:00-7:00pm
DEPO Gallery, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Roundtable topics and speakers:

Creating Alternative Archives, with Leyla Neyzi, Özlem Kaya, Susan Meiselas, Silvina der Meguerditchian, and Şemsa Özar

Art, Performance and Memory, with Andreas Huyssen, Alisa Solomon, Carol Becker, Diana Taylor, Maria José Contreras, and Ayşe Öncü

Gender, Memory, Activism, with Marita Sturken, Marianne Hirsch, Nükhet Sirman, Meltem Ahıska, Nancy Kricorian, and Yeşim Arat

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On “Debating the ‘Woman Question’ in the New Middle East | Women’s Rights, Citizenship, and Social Justice”

On “Debating the ‘Woman Question’ in the New Middle East | Women’s Rights, Citizenship, and Social Justice”

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WORKSHOP: Shifting Notions of Social Citizenship: The “Two Wests”

WORKSHOP: Shifting Notions of Social Citizenship: The “Two Wests”

What is the welfare state?  What happens when it disintegrates? What is the future of the family in light of its historical transformation? 

Scholars and graduate students from research universities in the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway convened to answer these questions during the Shifting Notions of Social Citizenship: The “Two Wests” workshop, held June 11-13, 2014 at the Columbia Global Center | Paris. + Read More

Women Mobilizing Memory Workshop II

Women Mobilizing Memory Workshop II

Photos from the Women Mobilizing Memory Workshop II at the 2014 Hemispheric Institute Encuentro held in Montreal, June 21–28. + Read More

Rachel Adams, Director of the Future of Disability Studies Working Group, Won the 2014 Educators Award

Rachel Adams, Director of the Future of Disability Studies Working Group, Won the 2014 Educators Award

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CSSD Announces Two New Working Groups

CSSD Announces Two New Working Groups

CSSD has inaugurated two new working groups for fall 2013. + Read More

PUBLIC LECTURE: Beyond Masculinity: Testosterone, Sexual Desire, and Gender/Sex

PUBLIC LECTURE: Beyond Masculinity: Testosterone, Sexual Desire, and Gender/Sex

Everyone knows that sexual desire and testosterone are linked because men have higher testosterone, and testosterone is tightly linked to masculinity and sexual desire – right? But what do empirical data actually say? Professor van Anders discussed findings that support decoupling testosterone from masculinity and provide insights into the nuanced ways testosterone and sexual desire are – and are not – linked in humans.

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REFLECTIONS:  Debating the “Woman Question” in the New Middle East: Women’s  Rights, Citizenship, and Social Justice

REFLECTIONS: Debating the “Woman Question” in the New Middle East: Women’s Rights, Citizenship, and Social Justice

At first glance, 2014 does not seem like a banner year for women in the Middle East. We heard that ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, was requiring female circumcision around Mosul in Northern Iraq (a claim the group denied). A new law regarding domestic violence in Lebanon failed to criminalize marital rape, apparently thanks to conservative religious opposition.

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KEYWORDS: Interdisciplinary Roundtable Conversations

KEYWORDS: Interdisciplinary Roundtable Conversations

Colleagues from the Humanities, the Social Sciences and the Socio-medical Sciences discuss “Vulnerability” as a keyword in the study of social difference.

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NY TIMES OP-ED: “The Trouble with Too Much T”

NY TIMES OP-ED: “The Trouble with Too Much T”

In 2009, the South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya was barred from competition and obliged to undergo intrusive and humiliating “sex testing” after fellow athletes at the Berlin World Championships questioned her sex. Ms. Semenya was eventually allowed to compete again, but the incident opened the world’s eyes to the process of sex testing and the distress it could bring to an athlete who had lived her whole life as a girl. When an endocrinologist, a gynecologist and a psychologist were brought in to determine whether the teenager was really a woman, she simply asserted, “I know who I am.”

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Memory for the Future: Collaborative Witnessing in Post-  Dictatorship Chile

Memory for the Future: Collaborative Witnessing in Post- Dictatorship Chile

In December 2013, a transnational group of scholars, artists, and activists came together at Columbia’s Global Center in Santiago de Chile to reflect on the manifold ways in which cultural memory of the Pinochet dictatorship has been and can be mobilized in the service of different visions for Chile’s social and political future.

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Parenting, Narrative, and our Genetic Futures

Parenting, Narrative, and our Genetic Futures

Part of the Heyman Center’s Disciplines Series: Evaluation, Value, and Evidence, authors Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, and Rachel Adams took up many of the questions raised in their November 2013 event on “Genes, Children, and Ethics” (featuring Michael Berube, Faye Ginsberg, and Rayna Rapp) in their discussion of “Parenting, Narrative, and Our Genetic Futures.” Elizabeth Emens chaired.

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