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Jan 27: NEW WORLD ORDERS: Coloniality, Racial Intimacies, & Disability

new-world-ordersNew World Orders: Coloniality, Racial Intimacies, & Disability

a symposium featuring artists Candice Lin & Xandra Ibarra, with Aimee Bahng, Mel Chen, Jasbir Puar, Ivan Ramos, Mark Rifkin, & C. Riley Snorton

January 27, Friday
1 to 6 pm

Seating is limited, please register here.

This symposium pairs recent work in critical indigenous and race studies with disability and queer theories. We will work through important provocations by recent humanists and artists who have turned to the formation of the New World in order to better understand our contemporary moment. These turns force us to account for a deeper sense of history, along with the aftermath of racial logics, colonization, enslavement, resource extraction, the policing of intimacy, and the disablement of bodies/communities. We will explore how to imagine new world orders and futures. What is the responsibility of the humanities and the arts to move forward with the reverberations of the New World? What new world orders can emerge by contending with the “old” New World?

Lipton Hall
108 West 3rd Street
(accessible entrance at 110 West 3rd Street)

For more information, please visit the NYU Department of Art & Public Policy here.

Presented by the NYU Department of Art & Public Policy.

Sponsored by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute; Council for the Study of Disability; Center for the Humanities; Vice Provost’s Office for Faculty, Arts, Humanities, & Diversity; and the Dean’s Office at Tisch.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Center for Media, Culture & History; Department of Performance Studies; Department of Social & Cultural Analysis; Department of Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Literatures; Center for Multicultural Education & Programs; Media, Culture, & Communication; and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics.

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** SPRING 2017 EVENTS **

csgs spring 2017 events calendar

Recording Angels: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire

recording angels

a conversation among journalists, writers, & scholars with Jade E. Davis, Eric Fair, & Liat Katz, and moderated by Patrick Blanchfield

March 31, Friday
6 to 8 pm

Performance Studies Studio
721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 612
NYC

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story

a film screening & discussion with Emani Love

April 20, Thursday
7 to 9 pm

Palladium
140 East 14th Street, Multi-Purpose Room
NYC