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Nov 17: ALL THE WEIGHT OF OUR DREAMS: On Living Racialized Autism

All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism

a lecture by & book celebration with Lydia X. Z. Brown

November 17, Friday 4 to 6 pm

Lydia X. Z. Brown, Visiting Lecturer, Tufts University

Lydia X. Z. Brown is a gender/queer and transracially/transnationally adopted East Asian autistic activist, writer, and speaker who […]

Gawking, Gaping, Staring: Living in Marked Bodies: Eli Clare @ NYU


A performance by Eli Clare

October 4, Monday 7 to 9 pm

READ THE REVIEW! Eli Clare, “Building Community/Resisting Shame”: Another side of living in Marked Bodies

For more information: please contact the NYU Office of LGBT Student Services at 212-998-4424.

Disabled people, trans people, fat people, […]

Downtown Now: Jibz Cameron & K8 Hardy @ NYU

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 7-8:30PM

NYU’s Department of Performance Studies presents the first event in this year’s Performance Studies Lecture Forum

Jibz Cameron is a musician and performance artist, known for her one-woman performance persona Dynasty Handbag. She is currently a visiting lecturer in Performance Studies.

K8 Hardy is a video and performance artist and […]

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

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

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

vibrator nation

a book talk with Lynn Comella

March 29, Thursday
7 to 8 pm

The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway

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, Rajiv Menon, & Imran Siddiquee

April 11, Wednesday
6 to 8 pm

285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor