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Oct 7: On the Gelatinous: Three Movements

On the Gelatinous: Three Movements

a lecture by Kyla Wazana Tompkins

October 7, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 pm

Kyla Wazana Tompkins, English and Gender & Women’s Studies, Pomona College

Kyla Wazana Tompkins’ work in critical race and queer theory, food studies, and American cultural and literary history has thus far focused on the [...]

February 7: Queer Cuba

Queer Cuba

the second in the series Globally Queer? – a panel discussion with Jafari Allen, José Muñoz, & José Quiroga

Thursday, February 7 6 to 8 pm

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

Jafari Allen, Anthropology and African American Studies, Yale University “A Black/Queer Cuban: Here & There”

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Sex, Empire, and Literature in the Anglo-American World, 1700-2020: Henry Abelove and “The Gay Science”

a two-day conference with Henry Abelove, Rebecca Connor, Jasper Cragwall, Douglas Crimp, Lisa Duggan, Phil Harper, Neville Hoad, Allan Isaac, Janet Jakobsen, Michael Lucey, Steven Maynard, Tavia Nyong’o, Claire Potter, Daniel Rosenberg, Michael Roth, Todd Shepard, Marc Stein, Michael Trask, and Dorothy Wang

February 16 & 17, Thursday & Friday

For more information: abelove.wordpress.com

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REVIEW: From Irish Exile to Welsh Celebrity: The Queer Self-Fashioning of the Ladies of Llangollen: “In Your Own Persons, Where You Are”

From Irish Exile to Welsh Celebrity: The Queer Self-Fashioning of the Ladies of Llangollen: “In Your Own Persons, Where You Are” New York University, 5 October 2011

NYU’s Ireland House was the perfect setting for Fiona Brideoake’s talk, sponsored by the Irish Studies Program, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and [...]

REVIEW: Reparations and the Human: “Justice or Love”

Reparations and the Human: “Justice or Love” New York University, 28 September 2011

David Eng’s lecture—co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute, and the Department of East Asian Studies—was a long time coming, having been originally scheduled for last fall, in celebration of his most recently [...]

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 [...]

REVIEW: The Racial Genealogy of Excellence: “Excellence Is The Watchword”

The Racial Genealogy of Excellence: “Excellence Is The Watchword” New York University, 14 September 2011

Roderick A. Ferguson kicked off the fall CSGS calendar of events with a chapter from his provocatively titled forthcoming volume, The Reorder Of Things: On The Institutionalization of Difference. Professor Ferguson contextualized this project in relation to his previous [...]

From Irish Exile to Welsh Celebrity: The Queer Self-Fashioning of the Ladies of Llangollen: Fiona Brideoake

FROM IRISH EXILE TO WELSH CELEBRITY: THE QUEER SELF-FASHIONING OF THE LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN

a lecture by Fiona Brideoake

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October 5, Wednesday 7 to 8:30 pm

Fiona Brideoake, Literature, American University

Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby eloped together from Kilkenny in 1778. They settled in the [...]

Reparations and the Human: David L. Eng

REPARATIONS AND THE HUMAN

a lecture by David L. Eng

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September 28, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm

David L. Eng, English, Comparative Literature, and Asian American Studies, University of Pennsylvania

This presentation explores the relationship between political and psychic genealogies of reparation. Reparation is a key term in [...]

Gender, Jobs and Freedom: The March on Washington and the Birth of Black Feminism: March 11

The American History Workshop @ NYU presents…

William P. Jones University of Wisconsin

“Gender, Jobs and Freedom: The March on Washington and the Birth of Black Feminism”

Friday, March 11th at 10 a.m.

NYU King Juan Carlos I, Room 428 53 Washington Square South NYC

Lunch will be served!

**The paper is pre-circulated—email khary.polk(at)gmail.com [...]