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April 13/14 :: THE BETWEEN: Couple Forms, Performing Together

The Between: Couple Forms, Performing Together

an interdisciplinary two-day symposium with keynotes by Lauren Berlant & Kathleen Stewart; Lisa Duggan & Anna McCarthy;Alexandra T. Vazquez & Germán Labrador Méndez; Imre Lodbrog et sa Petite Amie (Barbara Browning & Sébastien Regnier)

Presented by the NYU Department of Performance Studies in association with Women & Performance: […]

April 19 :: I ❤️ (RACIST) NY: Envisioning Race in the Empire City

I ❤️ (Racist) NY: Envisioning Race in the Empire City

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series lecture by Jacqueline Nassy Brown

April 19, Thursday 6 to 8 pm

Jacqueline Nassy Brown, Anthropology, Hunter College, City University of New York

In the fall of 2015, a professor of New York City history offered an introductory lecture […]

March 22 :: THE RISE OF THE GLOBAL RIGHT: Feminist/Queer Critiques

The Rise of the Global Right: Feminist/Queer Critiques

a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Masha Gessen, Svati Shah, & Neferti Tadiar

March 22, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm

PLEASE register here. PLEASE bring photo ID for entry.

*please note time change.

Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University

Masha Gessen, Staff Writer, […]

Feb 24 :: CONTESTED MEMORIES: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

Contested Memories: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

a panel with Fatima Cadre, Nimmi Gowrinathan, & Sujith Xavier, as part of the 10th annual Global South Asia Conference (Feb 23 & 24)

Click here for full conference program.

February 24, Saturday 9 to 11 am

Fathima Cader, Law, University of Windsor

Nimmi Gowrinathan, […]

Feb 16/17 :: SUBVERTING SURVEILLANCE: Strategies to End State Violence

Subverting Surveillance: Strategies to End State Violence

a Scholar & Feminist Conference with Simone Browne, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Inderpal Grewal, Mariame Kaba, Cara Page, Nandita Sharma, & Dean Spade

February 16 & 17, Friday & Saturday see program for times

This year’s Scholar and Feminist Conference will bring together a broad community of thinkers […]

April 23 :: INTRUSION: Domestic Violation & the Rise of the Carceral State

Intrusion: Domestic Violation & the Rise of the Carceral State

a lecture by Sarah Haley

April 23, Monday 6 to 8 pm

Sarah Haley, Gender Studies, UCLA

This talk will explore the role of mundane and ostentatious forms of carceral terror executed in black homes from the 1970s through the 1990s. It will examine […]

April 11 :: South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

a roundtable featuring D’Lo, Swati Khurana, Rajiv Menon, Mallika Rao, & Imran Siddiquee

April 11, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm

** SEATING IS ON A FIRST-COME BASIS. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM **

D’Lo, actor, writer, comedian

Swati Khurana, artist, writer

Rajiv […]

March 29 :: VIBRATOR NATION: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure

Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure

a book talk with Lynn Comella, in conversation with Julie Scelfo

March 29, Thursday 7 to 8 pm

Lynn Comella, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

In the 1970s a group of pioneering feminist entrepreneurs launched a movement that ultimately […]

April 12 :: QUEER TRANSMISSIONS: A Haiku Hauntology from Shiki to Soseki

Queer Transmissions in Japan: A Haiku Hauntology from Shiki to Soseki

a lecture by J. Keith Vincent

April 12, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm

J. Keith Vincent, World Languages & Literatures, Boston University

The close friendship between Natsume Sōseki(1867-1916), Japan’s preeminent modern novelist, and Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902), who coined the word “haiku,” is […]

May 4 :: WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES THE DIGITAL MAKE: Critical Encounters at the Edges of Psychoanalysis & Technology

What Difference Does the Digital Make? Critical Encounters at the Edges of Psychoanalysis & Technology

a panel discussion with Patricia Clough, Stephen Hartman, & Fred Moten

May 4, Friday 4 to 6 pm

Patricia Clough, Psychoanalyst, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy

Stephen Hartman, Psychoanalyst, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California

Fred Moten, Professor, Department of Performance […]

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