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April 3: Stand Close: a conversation on feminist rage, artist-writer collaboration, and the archive, moderated by Tavia Nyong’o

Stand Close

a conversation on feminist rage, artist-writer collaboration, and the archive — moderated by Tavia Nyong’o

Presented by the NYU Performance Studies Forum.

Wednesday, April 3rd 7 pm

Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Studio 612

Moderated by Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University.

In conjunction with “Stand Close, [...]

December 13: Depression: A Public Feeling

a talk by Ann Cvetkovich

December 13, Thursday 6 to 8 pm

Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Ann Cvetkovich, English, University of Texas at Austin

Introduction by Cristina Beltrán, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

In Depression: A Public Feeling, Ann Cvetkovich combines memoir and critical essay [...]

Sept 19: A New Queer Agenda: launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online

a launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online

September 19, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm

Location: NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th floor

A New Queer Agenda, a special double issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online (issue 10.1-10.2, Fall 2011/Spring 2012 guest edited by Joseph N. DeFilippis, [...]

Cabaret of Confusion: Political Performance and the Work of Variety

a lunch talk with T.L. Cowan

February 8, Wednesday 12:30 to 1:45 pm

T.L. Cowan, Women’s and Gender Studies and English, University of Saskatchewan; Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, New York University

The cabaret—or, more broadly, the variety show—is arguably the most open and resilient form of live [...]

REVIEW: Sexual Politics, Sexual Violence, and the Communist Left: “Complexities and Contradictions”

Sexual Politics, Sexual Violence, and the Communist Left: “Complexities and Contradictions” New York University, 19 September 2011

Bettina Aptheker’s engaging talk “Sexual Politics, Sexual Violence, and the Communist Left,” organized by NYU’s Department of Teaching and Learning and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS), showcased both her incredible [...]

The Feminist Wire

The Feminist Wire!

Please check out, read, share, follow and contribute to The Feminist Wire, a new online journal co-founded by Hortense Spillers and Tamura Lomax.

http://www.thefeministwire.com/

The work and mission of The Feminist Wire is to provide a socio-political and cultural critique of anti-feminist opinions, practices, orientations, etc., that block or limit the [...]

Activism and the Academy: A Barnard Center for Research on Women Anniversary Conference

Call for Papers and Panels

Activism and the Academy: A Barnard Center for Research on Women Anniversary Conference Celebrating 40 Years of Social Justice Work

September 23-24, 2011 Barnard College

Confirmed speakers: Sonia Alvarez, Lisa Duggan, Jacqueline Ebanks, Amber Hollibaugh, Ana Oliveira, Ann Pellegrini, and Ai-jen Poo.

Forty years ago, the Barnard Center for [...]

IRWaG Feminist Interventions with Rebecca Jordan-Young, 3/28

The Columbia University Institute for Research on Women and Gender presents FEMINIST INTERVENTIONS with:

REBECCA JORDAN-YOUNG Women’s Studies, Barnard

“Sexual Logics: Dissecting Some Links Between Bodies and Desires in Current Sexual Science” with comment from Alondra Nelson, Sociology, Columbia

Monday, March 28th 4:10-6pm 754 Schermerhorn Extension (1200 Amsterdam Avenue) Columbia University

We hope to [...]

Egyptian activist and author Dr. Nawal El Saadawi @ NYU March 22 & 24

March 22nd and March 24th

Fresh from the revolution in Tahrir Square, Dr. El Saadawi will discuss the current political developments in Egypt and her life as a writer, physician, feminist, and human rights activist.

Creativity, Dissidence & Women: A Multidisciplinary Conference

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South [...]

Feminist Autobiographical Fictions: Performing the Self on Stage & On the Page

FEMINIST AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FICTIONS: PERFORMING THE SELF ON STAGE AND ON THE PAGE

a book talk with Barbara Browning, Linda Schlossberg, & Alina Troyano (aka Carmelita Tropicana)

February 22, Tuesday 7 to 8:30 pm

Barbara Browning, Performance Studies, NYU author of The Correspondence Artist

Linda Schlossberg, Women, Gender and Sexuality, Harvard University author of Life [...]