Keywords: Interdisciplinary Roundtable Conversations draws participants together from a wide range of disciplinary homes in order to explore the various ways we think about fundamental critical/theoretical ideas and to generate new vocabularies and new methodologies. 

March 31, 2016

The Center for the Study of Social Difference and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Council are co-hosting a spring 2016 Keywords Roundtable Discussion on t

April 9, 2015
Keywords event on "trans," featuring Jack Halberstam, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California; Yvette Christiansë, Professor of English and Africana Studies, Barnard College; Jack Pula, Instructor of Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University and Chairperson of the Transgender Committee, Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists; and Yasmine Ergas, Co-Chair of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Council, Director of Gender & Public Policy Specialization, and Lecturer in Discipline of International and Public Affairs, SIPA. Moderated by Jean Howard, George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities and Chair, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
Keywords event on "Vulnerability" featuring Walter Bockting, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing) and Co-Director, LGBT Health Initiative, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, Department of Psychiatry; Katherine Ewing, Professor of Religion and Director, Center for the Study of Religion and Sexuality; Marianne Hirsch, William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies and Director, Center for the Study of Social Difference; and Richard Parker, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology, and Director, Center for the Study of Culture, Politics, and Health; with Alondra Nelson, Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies, Director, Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality, and Co-Chair, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies Council, moderating.
February 9, 2011
Keywords event on "Labor" featuring Jon Beller, Professor in English and Humanities and Critical and Visual Studies, Pratt Institute and Visiting Professor of Women's Studies, Barnard College; Elizabeth Bernstein, Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Sociology, Barnard College; José Moya, Professor of History, Barnard College and Director of the Barnard Forum on Migration; and Alice Kessler-Harris (moderator), R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History, Columbia University
Keywords event on "Intersectionality" featuring Katherine Franke, Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law; Neferti Tadiar, Chair, Women's Studies Department, Barnard College; Kendall Thomas, Director, Center for the Study of Law and Culture; and Laura Ciolkowski (moderator), Associate Director, Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference
October 13, 2010
Keywords event on "Ethnicity" featuring Mamadou Diouf, Director, Institute for African Studies; Frances Negron-Muntaner, Director, Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race; Mae Ngai, Professor of History and Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies; Elizabeth Povinelli, Director, Institute for Research on Women and Gender; and Marianne Hirsch (moderator), Director, Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference