Call for Applications: Working Groups for The Center for the Study of Social Difference

February 28, 2020
11:59 PM


Working groups must include, but are not limited to, Columbia and/or Barnard faculty. Proposals must be submitted by one or more faculty members in one of Columbia's schools and/or Barnard.


Funding is in the amount of $35,000 over two years with the possibility of $15,000 for a third year, contingent on working group interest and the availability of Center funds. 


The Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University is an interdisciplinary research center supporting collaborative projects that address gender, race, sexuality, and other forms of inequality to foster ethical and progressive social change. The Center’s working groups challenge the disciplinary divides among the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences by asking not only how historical categories of social difference intersect on the level of identity, but also how these categories shape institutions, modes of knowing, acts of representation, and processes of globalization. Projects should align with the mission of “Women Creating Change” or “Imagining Justice."

A new opportunity, funded by the Earth Institute, sponsors a working group that combines climate-related issues with “Women Creating Change” or “Imagining Justice." 


Please visit the posting webpage for full application instructions. 

Director Paige West ([email protected]) and Executive Director Catherine LaSota ([email protected]) are available to discuss potential projects with colleagues thinking about proposing them, and sample project proposals are available by request.