News from the Network

News from the Network

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 5:53pm

Projects receiving funding from the Pembroke Center this academic year include:

Dialogues in Feminism and Technology: A Distributed Online Collaborative Course 2013

Does it Help or Hurt Women to Marry withinthe Family? Consanguineous (Cousin) Marriage and Genetic Risk in Egypt

Performing Native América: Indigenous Public Culture in Transnational Perspective

Perspectives on International Health  Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)

For more information about these research projects, please visit our website at:

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 4:59pm

November 8–9, 2013

Friday, September 28, 2012 - 4:27pm

Please join the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the English Department, and the School of General Studies at Columbia University for a celebration in honor of the publication of: The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time, edited by Geraldine Pratt and Victoria Rosner (BWAF Trustee & Associate Dean at Columbia University)

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 6:30-9:30pm, 754 Schermerhorn Extension, Columbia University, NYC

Special Guest Speakers will include Victoria Rosner, Geraldine Pratt, Rachel Adams, Mikhal Dekel and Nancy K. Miller


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 2:38pm

 The International Conference on Gender Research and Chinese Studies brought together an international group of scholars from fifteen universities to explore gender issues relating to late imperial Chinese literature and culture, (trans)gender performance and the body, modern Chinese literature, history, and culture, and the market era. The conference also included a roundtable discussion concerning feminism, theory and practice, and keynote speeches from Kam Louie (Hong Kong University), Tani Barlow (Rice University), Julia Kristeva (University of Paris VII), and Kay Warren (Brown University). In addition, scholars and officials celebrated the Inauguration of the Center for Gender Studies and the Humanities, a collaboration between Nanjing University and Brown University.

For more information, please visit:

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 4:22pm