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The Future of Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis

The Future of Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis Presented by the CUNY Center for the Study of Women and Society and Women’s Studies Certificate Program

NeuroCulture Lecture Series Elizabeth Wilson, Women’s Studies, Emory University October 15, 2010 4:00 – 6:00 pm Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street) Room 9204/9205

Elizabeth Wilson, Professor of Women’s Studies at […]

Secularism, Sex, and Religious Liberty

Wednesday, October 6 6:30 to 8 pm 19 Washington Square North, Events Space

Saba Mahmood Associate Professor of Social Cultural Anthropology, the University of California, Berkeley Joan Scott Harold F. Linder Professor, Institute for Advanced Study Linda Gordon Professor of History, New York University

Part of the The Demands of Tolerance lecture series of NYU […]

The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Liberalism & the Racialization of Intimacy: David L. Eng


A lecture by David L. Eng

This talk has been CANCELED — we will reschedule for the fall 2011 semester — we apologize for the inconvenience.

David L. Eng, University of Pennsylvania

This talk is drawn from David L. Eng’s recent book The […]

Different Subjects: Aesthetics and U.S. Minority Discourse

March 23, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 PM

Kandice Chuh, English, University of Maryland

This talk brings together aesthetic theory and U.S. minority discourse. By doing so, Chuh illuminates the longstanding and intimate relationship between aesthetics and “difference,” and shows how the critical vantage of minority discourse revises trenchant understandings of, especially, aesthetic subjectivity. This […]

Historicizing Erotohistoriography: A Lecture by Elizabeth Freeman


Elizabeth Freeman, English, UC Davis

Developmentalist accounts of psychological and bodily becoming plot the “growth” and “maturation” of both individual subjects and populations in ways that reduce what counts as a viable social formation or a livable life. Taking issue with the […]

Teaching Sex-De/Constructing Bodies, Categories & Norms: Feminist Sex Shops in the U.S. & Sweden

October 12, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM

Nina Lykke, Gender Studies, Linköping University, and director of the Centre of Gender Excellence (GEXcel)

41-51 East 11th Street, Room 709 between University Place and Broadway

This presentation draws from Nina Lykke’s ongoing research on alternative sex education in the U.S. and Sweden. These “alternative” sites and […]

REVIEW: Surgeries in Search of Disorders: Intersex and Circumcision in American History

“Surgeries in Search of Disorders: Intersex and Circumcision in American History” Elizabeth Reis, University of Oregon New York University, 30 September 2009

Elizabeth Reis from the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Department of History at the University of Oregon kicked off our fall 2009 season of lectures and conferences with her talk: […]

Reframing Globalisation and Internationalism: Feminism in India and the Question of Asia

Mary E. John, Director, Center for Women in Developing Societies, New Delhi

ISERP’s project on “Gender and the Global Locations of Liberalism,” and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Columbia University, invite you to a talk and discussion with

Mary E. John is Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Women in Developing Societies, […]

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