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Sept 25: APPARATUS OF POWER: Shahzia Sikander

Apparatus of Power

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with Shahzia Sikander

September 25, Monday 6 to 8 pm

Shahzia Sikander, visual artist

This talk will explore Sikander’s pioneering practice that takes classical Indo-Persian miniature painting as its point of departure and challenges the strict formal tropes of the genre by experimenting with […]

Sept 21: BLACK PERFORMANCE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE LEFT: A History of the Impossible

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

a discussion & celebration of the new book by Malik Gaines, with panelists Ricardo Montez, Fred Moten, & Alexandra Vasquez, with a response by Malik Gaines

September 21, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm

Malik Gaines, Performance Studies, New York University

Ricardo […]

Sept 14-16: CIXOUSVERSAIRE: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

a multi-day conference with Geoffrey Bennington, Tom Bishop, Anne Bogard, Hélène Cixous, Karen Finley, Peggy Kamui, Camille Laurens, Bertrand Leclair, Elissa Marder, Daniel Mesguich, Judith Miller, Olivier Morel, Eric Prenowitz, Avital Ronell, & Marta Segarra

September 14 to 16, Thursday to Saturday

World renowned and revered French writer, literary […]

April 28: I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (41 min, 2016) & The Ties That Bind (55 min, 1985)

I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (41 min, 2016) & The Ties That Bind (55 min, 1985)

film screenings & discussion with Su Friedrich

April 28, Friday 5 to 7 pm

Experimental filmmaker Su Friedrich presents her latest documentary, I Cannot Tell You How I Feel, featuring her mother Lore, who protests […]

April 25 :: STANDING ROCK & THE SEVENTH GENERATION: An Economics for Us All

Standing Rock & the Seventh Generation: An Economics for Us All

an Albert Gallatin Lecture with Winona LaDuke

April 25, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Please register here!

Winona LaDuke, rural development economist and author

“The essence of the problem is about consumption, recognizing that a society that consumes one third of the […]

April 21 :: Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: WANTON ESCAPES, A PRIMER ON FLIGHT, José Quiroga

Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: Wanton Escapes, a Primer on Flight

a lecture by José Quiroga

April 21, Friday 5 to 6:30 pm

José Quiroga, Spanish & Portuguese, Emory University

On June 28, 1856, residents of Havana were called upon to witness yet another neighbor who had decided to get himself onto […]

April 20 :: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015)

a film screening & discussion with Emani Love

April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm

Registration required here.

Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug […]

March 31 :: RECORDING ANGELS: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire

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

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

“Recording Angels” is an interdisciplinary conversation about the ethics and challenges of […]

April 20: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015)

a film screening & discussion with Emani Love

April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm

Registration required here.

Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug […]

March 24 :: NON-HUMAN ENCOUNTERS: Animals, Objects, Affects, & the Place of Practice

Non-human Encounters: Animals, Objects, Affects, & the Place of Practice Conversations between cultural theory, psychoanalysis, & the arts

a forum with Nuar Alsadir, Emanuela Bianchi, Pablo Assumpção B Costa, Eleonora Fabião, Carla Freccero, Katie Gentile, Francisco Gonzalez, Ann Pellegrini, Donovan Schaefer, Julietta Singh, Nathan Snaza, & Michelle Stephens

March 24, Friday 2 to 6:30 […]

** FALL 2017 EVENTS **

** FALL 2017 EVENTS **

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

a multi-day conference with Geoffrey Bennington, Tom Bishop, Anne Bogard, Hélène Cixous, Karen Finley, Peggy Kamui, Camille Laurens, Bertrand Leclair, Elissa Marder, Daniel Mesguich, Judith Miller, Olivier Morel, Eric Prenowitz, Avital Ronell, & Marta Segarra

September 14 to 16,
Thursday to Saturday

Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center
100 Washington Square East, 1st floor
NYC

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

a discussion & celebration of the new book by Malik Gaines, with panelists Ricardo Montez, Fred Moten, & Alexandra Vasquez, with a response by Malik Gaines

September 21, Thursday
6:30 to 8 pm

Performance Studies Studio
721 Broadway, room 612
NYC

Apparatus of Power

Apparatus of Power

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with Shahzia Sikander

September 25, Monday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor
NYC