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April 5: Homoerotic Subjectivities Against, With, and Beyond Cubanía

Homoerotic Subjectivities Against, With, and Beyond Cubanía

a lunch talk with Margaret Frohlich

Friday, April 5 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 741

Margaret Frohlich, Spanish and Portuguese, Dickinson College, and CSGS Visiting Scholar

Fidel Castro’s acknowledgement in 2010 of the imprisonment of [...]

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

On December 17, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Marks One Year Since Bodies Discovered on Gilgo Beach

Saturday, December 17 2 to 4 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan 164 West 100th Street near Amsterdam Avenue 1, 2, or 3 train to 96th Street.

Organized by sex worker support and advocacy [...]

An Evening Talk with Ron Athey and Julie Tolentino

Presented by the NYU Performance Studies Lecture Forum

Thursday, December 15 7 to 9 pm

The Performance Studies Studio Tisch School of the Arts 721 Broadway, 6th Floor

Free and opent to the public, with reception to follow.

Julie Tolentino creates intimate solo movement-based installations including her time-based durational performances, sculptural endurance events and [...]

What is a Rational Response to Catastrophic Risk?

Presented by the Center for the Study of Women and Society at the Graduate Center

Evelyn Fox Keller Professor Emerita of the History and Philosophy of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, December 9:30 pm The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Ave, Room 6112 NYC

Evelyn Fox Keller, Professor of the History and Philosophy [...]

Afro-Atlantic Empiricism and the Circulation of Bodily Knowledge in the Seventeenth Century Spanish Caribbean

A Caribbean Epistemologies Seminar presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities

Pablo Gomez, History & Geography, Texas Christian University

Friday, December 9 2 pm

The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Ave, Room C203 NYC

Please join us to discuss this paper by Pablo Gomez (History & Geography, Texas Christian University) which explores the [...]

Can Sexual Orientation Be Changed? How a Clinical Question Became a Culture Wars Issue

Friday, December 9 1 to 2:30 pm

Jack Drescher, M.D.

Training and Supervising Analyst, William Alanson White Institute Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College Clinical Supervisor and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University President, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association [...]

Call for Submissions: 21 Peaceful Genders

21 Peaceful Genders – No Boxes, No Bars, No Apologies

Edited by Doris J. Popovich and Jacqueline H. Boyd

Gender identity is an experience, not an assignment. If you are living this truth and can write about it, we want to hear from you. Together we can dispel myths, give hope to young people, [...]

Bridging Struggles, Transforming Resistance: Gender Violence and Prison Industrial Complex Mini-Conference

In 2001, INCITE! & Critical Resistance called on social justice movements to “develop strategies and analyses that address both state AND interpersonal violence, particularly violence against women.” Join us for a mini-conference in which we commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the statement and explore the new ways of thinking about safety, policing and prisons, [...]

Beyond Belief? Religious Conservatives and Sex Education in the Czech Republic

Presented by the New York University Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and the Network of East-West Women

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

Friday, December 2 4:30 to 6 pm

Katerina Liskova, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies Program, Masaryk University

Center for European and Mediterranean Studies New York University 285 Mercer Street, 7th [...]

Revanchist Masculinity and the Framing of Identity: How Pimps View Women, Domination, and Themselves

The Crime, Law and Deviance Workshop of the NYU Sociology Department and the Institute for Law and Society

Friday, December 2

2 to 4 pm 295 Lafayette Street 4th Floor Conference Room

To discuss a draft paper by Max Besbris, a doctoral candidate in the Sociology Department. The title of his paper is Revanchist [...]