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2016 CSGS Global Visiting Scholar: Dominic Johnson

Dominic Johnson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Drama, at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture (2012); Theatre & the Visual (2012); and most recently, The Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art (2015). He is […]

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Letter from the Director

Welcome to the redesigned and interactive website of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. Our many new features include a blog, “School for Scandal,” which we hope will serve as a conversation starter around issues concerning gender and sexuality. There will be regular posts from yours truly as well as from an […]

“There You Go Again:” Republicans Condemn Sex, Slash Education Budget

Thursday, February 19, 2009 Claire Potter

Arguably, it was Ronald Reagan shaking his head in the middle of a presidential debate with Jimmy Carter as he chuckled ruefully, “There you go again,” that created an emotional turning point in the 1980 campaign. It’s what we remember, anyway, that and the explosive, derisive response from the […]

Steamy Sex Courses Fire GOP’s Ire

Effort to oust profs By Greg Bluestein | Associated Press | Story updated at 11:38 pm on 2/6/2009

ATLANTA – Upset House Republicans are mounting a campaign to purge Georgia’s higher education system of professors with an expertise in racy sexuality topics as the state grapples with a $2.2 billion shortfall.

State Rep. Charlice Byrd, […]

School for Scandal!

Welcome to the new website of NYU’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. The site is a work in progress: every day we are adding bells and whistles, gearing up for the big reveal at our 10th anniversary and website launch reception on September 22nd. Check the Events page for more info […]

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

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)

February 24, Saturday
9 to 11 am

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
NYC

The Extractive Zone: The Social Ecologies of Cecilia Vicuña

extracive zone

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series lecture by Macarena Gómez-Barris

February 28, Wednesday
6 to 8 pm

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
NYC

Signs & Grips

Signs & Grips

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with Simone Leigh, in conversation with Malik Gaines

March 6, Tuesday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th FL
NYC

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

5 Washington Place, room 101
NYC