Inga T. Winkler, Chris Bobel, Lauren C. Houghton, Noémie Elhadad, Caitlin Gruer & Vanessa Paranjothy
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Data determine what we know about the menstrual cycle; they inform policy and program decisions; they can point us to neglected issues and populations. But collecting and analyzing data are complicated and often fraught processes, because data are political and subjective, decisions on what data we collect and what data we do not collect are not determined by accident. As a result, despite the significant potential of the current rise in attention to menstruation, there are also risks, including:

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The enthusiasm was palpable October 12th at Columbia, but also more broadly, about this first Indigenous Peoples’ Day commemoration at our university. Many Columbia entities collaborated for this, but also the New York University community. We congratulate all cosponsors for the interest, spirit of solidarity and decolonization ethic that embraced the event.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to make this announcement on this, the first commemoration of Indigenous Peoples Day at Columbia, October 12th 2020. This course became possible thanks to an award from the Provost’s Office.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

This past September, the Almeda fires blazed through Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon, leaving nothing but ash. Niria Alicia, M.A. in Human Rights Candidate, is a member of the community affected by the devastating fires. A few weeks ago, The New York Times wrote an article about the destruction the fires brought to Oregon.  

This was—and is—an important step in dismantling the “Doctrine of Discovery” that has always plagued the U.S. legal system.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

This article was originally published on Columbia News. Click here to read it. 

By Elsa Stamatopoulou

October 12th is almost here.