A Feminine Palette: Women Artists of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Presented by the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden Friday, March 5th at 6:30 PM Panelists Dr. Katherine Manthorne of City University of New York’s Graduate Center; Catherine Coleman Brawer, M.A. Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; and Ph.D student Whitney Thompson, also of City University of New York’s Graduate Center, discuss the work …

Riggio Forum: Women in Letters and Literary Arts @ the New School

Monday, March 1st @ 6:30 p.m. Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street — Room 510 New York, NY WILLA (Women in Letters and Literary Arts) will celebrate the formation of their new organization with a reading and panel presentation at the New School in New York, NY. Merging the creative and the …

From Turbulence to Transformation

Presented by the National Council for Research on Women Wednesday, March 3, 2010 3 to 5 PM A SPECIAL EVENT WITH: Edith Cooper, Managing Director, Global Head of Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Letty Chiwara, Manager, UNIFEM Cross Regional Programmes (invited) Moderated by Jacki Zehner, Founding Partner, …

Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impact of Small Arms and Light Weapons

Thursday, November 12, 2009 1:15pm to 2:30pm Conference Room 7 UN Headquarters New York, New York For more information, visit the ONY-UNU website. United Nations University/Office at the United Nations is holding a Book Launch to discuss issues raised in Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons. Every day, small arms …

Thirty Year Reflections on Women on the Line: Changes and Continuities in Women's Work

Miriam Glucksmann, author of Women on the Line Presented by the NYU the Center for the United States and the Cold War at the Tamiment Library; co-sponsored by the New York Labor History Association October 26, Monday 5 to 7 PM Comments by Linda Gordon, History, NYU The Tamiment Library Bobst Library 70 Washington Square …

The Facisization of Everyday Life in Sri Lanka

November 9, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM Mangalika de Silva, Visiting Scholar, CSGS Based on prior activism as director of the NGO “Women for Peace” and on current ethnographic research on the minoritization of women and Muslims, this talk explores genealogies of formal and informal state terror.  Counterinsurgency nationalism in Sri Lanka is theorized as …