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The Facisization of Everyday Life in Sri Lanka

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November 9, Monday
12:30 to 1:45 PM

Mangalika de Silva, Visiting Scholar, CSGS

Based on prior activism as director of the NGO “Women for Peace” and on current ethnographic research on the minoritization of women and Muslims, this talk explores genealogies of formal and informal state terror.  Counterinsurgency nationalism in Sri Lanka is theorized as a key component in the colonial expansion of the global “war on terror” through the proliferation of a political mythology of the “second front.”

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
New York University
41-51 East 11th Street, Room 709
between University Place and Broadway
wheelchair access at 85-87 University Place between 11th and 12th Streets

Part of the Brown Bag Lunch Series.  Bring your own lunch – we’ll provide beverages!

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please call 212-992-9540.

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*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

CSGS spring 2018 calendar

Third Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture by JUDITH BUTLER

judith butler

a lecture on Susceptibility\Solidarity

February 12, Monday
6:30 to 8 pm

tickets required

Skirball Center
566 LaGuardia Place
NYC

The Next American Revolution: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now

next american revolution

a series launch with Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Jack Halberstam, & LaMonda Horton-Stallings

February 15, Thursday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor
NYC

The Extractive Zone: The Social Ecologies of Cecilia Vicuña

extracive zone

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series lecture by Macarena Gómez-Barris

February 22, Thursday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor
NYC