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CSSD’S deadline for proposal submissions for 2017 projects has been extended to Monday, March 20th.

Proposals may be submitted for consideration by any Columbia or Barnard faculty member(s) whose project aligns with the mission of CSSD, although preference will be given to faculty affiliated with one or more of CSSD's member centers and institutes.

New submission deadline is March 15, 2017. Read the full CFP here

Click on this link to see photos from last Friday's event on "Refugees and Gender Violence: Vulnerability and Resistance."

Click here to see video of the event.

The CSSD working group Bandung Humanisms hosted the conference “China and Africa at a Crossroads: Revisiting the Legacy of Bandung Humanisms.”  Read the full blog entry on the conference here and see photos from the day

David Scott, Professor of Anthropology at the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University, and former co-director of CSSD’s Digital Black Atlantic Project, received the Distinguished Editor prize from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals for his work on Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism.

Anupama Rao, Associate Professor of History, Barnard College, and director of the recently completed CSSD project on Gender and the Global Slum, published an opinion piece in the New York Times on an Indian Supreme Court