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CANCELED: Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, and Politics



Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, and Politics

a lecture by Laura Briggs

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE SEMESTER.  OUR APOLOGIES.

Laura Briggs, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Prof. Laura Briggs is the Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies at UMass Amherst, and the author of Somebody’s Children: The Politics of Transracial and Transnational Adoption (2012), and Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science, and Imperialism in Puerto Rico. Prof. Briggs speaks to us today from the intersection of both of her books. She received her BA from Harvard University and her PhD from Brown University in history.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Program in Gender and Sexuality StudiesCenter for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; Program in Latino Studies; and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Free and open to the public.  Venue is wheelchair accessible.

For more information, please contact the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at 212-992-9650.


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* FALL 2016 EVENTS *

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After Marriage: The Future of LGBTQ Politics & Scholarship

After Marriage: The Future of LGBTQ Politics & Scholarship

a two-day conference with featured speakers Karma Chávez, Lisa Duggan, Katherine Franke, Bridget Hughes, Simone Kolysh, Kevin Lotz, Darnell L. Moore, Mignon Moore, Robyn Ochs, Brandon Andrew Robinson, stef shuster, Steven Thrasher, Urvashi Vaid, and many others

October 1 & 2, Saturday & Sunday

524 West 59th Street
NYC

Life & Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980 to 1983

Life & Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980 to 1983

a one-day symposium featuring Tim Lawrence (University of East London), Bernie Gendron (music historian), Leonard Abrams (East Village Eye), Patti Astor (downtown actor, Fun Gallery, Wild Style), Johnny Dynell (Mudd Club, Pyramid, Danceteria, Area), Steven Harvey (New York Rocker), Danny Krivit (Roxy), Sal Principato (Liquid Liquid), John Robie (musician, producer), Sharon White (The Saint), Pat Ivers & Emily Armstrong (Nightclubbing), Kit Fitzgerald (video artist), Marvin Taylor (NYU), Jeffrey Deitch (gallerist), Michael Holman (Canal Zone, Gray, Negril, breaking impresario), Chi Chi Valenti (Mudd Club, Danceteria), Michael Zilkha (ZE Records), & Sukhdev Sandhu (NYU)

October 8, Saturday
10 am to 6 pm

721 Broadway, 6th Floor, room 612
NYC

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

a lecture by C. Riley Snorton

October 13, Thursday
6 to 7:30 pm

20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
NYC