Joan Wallach Scott

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In the Media

April 22, 2019
Listen to the BBC Radio 3 broadcast by Director's Visitor (2018) Sally Marlow , who interviews IAS Director Robbert Dijkgraaf , and Professors Joan Wallach Scott , Freeman J. Dyson , Nima Arkani-Hamed , and Myles W. Jackson .
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On Friday, April 26, a workshop in honor of pioneering historian Natalie Zemon Davis’s 90th birthday featured talks by Professors Francesca Trivellato and Joan Wallach Scott; Trustee Lorraine Daston; and honoree Natalie Zemon Davis , past Member (1978) in the...
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Joan Wallach Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, will give the Third Annual Ruth Benedict Lectures, presented by the Columbia University Department of Anthropology. Scott's week-long series, "On the Judgment of History," will consist of lectures on "Retribution," on "Redemption,"...
Joan Wallach Scott Protesters set up camp outside Parliament in Kossuth Square, Budapest Joan Wallach Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, reflects on a recent experience with a student-led protest in Hungary against Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's government, which Scott...
Joan Wallach Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, has been recognized with the 2018 Edgar de Picciotto International Prize . Presented by the Graduate Institute of Geneva, the honor recognizes internationally renowned academic leaders whose research has improved our...
Drawing from Professor Emerita Joan Wallach Scott 's Sex and Secularism (Princeton University Press, 2017) and Visitor Sara Farris 's In the Name of Women’s Rights (Duke University Press, 2017), the Social Science Research Council's...
“The insistence that ‘laïcité’ is a fundamental principle is a cover for a continued assault on the rights of Muslim citizens in French society,” Joan W. Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, said in a telephone interview with the Washington...
Peter Coviello , Member in the School of Social Science, reviews Sex and Secularism by Professor Emerita Joan Wallach Scott and In the Name of Women's Rights by Visitor Sara Farris , writing, "part of what is remarkable about these...
Joan Wallach Scott, Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, has been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Edinburgh. The award, presented by the University's Principal and Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Mathieson, is in recognition of Professor Scott’s...
On March 13, 2018, Joan Wallach Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur of France, the country's highest decoration, in a ceremony held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. She was...
Joan Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, will examine the understanding of research, the search for truth, and the importance of academic freedom to research across a variety of fields at 4:30 p.m. on February 21 at Princeton University in...
Free speech makes no distinctions as to quality; academic freedom does. Are all opinions equally valid in a university classroom? Are professors being "ideological" when they refuse to accept the Bible as scientific evidence? What, then, becomes of certified professorial expertise? Does the university have...