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April 24: Religious Freedom “versus” Equal Rights? Emerging Dilemmas in Law and Policy Across the Americas: Gender, Sexuality, Religion

Religious Freedom “versus” Equal Rights? Emerging Dilemmas in Law and Policy Across the Americas: Gender, Sexuality, Religion

a forum with Lori G. Beaman, Benjamin Berger, Katherine M. Franke, Marco Huaco, Louise Melling, Julieta Lemaitre Ripoll, Pam Spees, Nelson Tebbe, Juan Marco Vaggione, Rev. Winnie Varghese–and more

Thursday, April 24 2 to 6 pm

For [...]

March 11 & 12: Brother to Brother, Sister to Sister

Brother to Brother, Sister to Sister

a series celebrating the works of LGBT artists

Tuesday & Wednesday, March 11 & 12

IAAA (Institute of African American Affairs) at New York University continues the year-long series on lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as emerging stars, of the LGBT [...]

April 10: Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace

Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace

a lecture by Margot Canaday

Thursday, April 10 6:30 to 8 pm

Margot Canaday, History, Princeton University

While historians of sexuality have explored working class cultures, an assumption that workplaces were “straight spaces” in which queer people passed has limited inquiry [...]

Dec 9: Sister to Sister

Sister to Sister

a panel discussion with Sharon Bridgforth, Jewelle Gomez, & Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano moderated by Eve Sandler, multimedia artist

Monday, December 9 6 pm

The Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA) at NYU presents a semester-long series of lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as [...]

Nov 18: Brother to Brother

Brother to Brother

a panel discussion with Thomas Allen Harris, Lenelle Moïse, & Bill Wright

Monday, November 18 6 pm

The Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA) at NYU presents a semester-long series (see also Sister to Sister on December 9th) of lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as [...]

Oct 30: “You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People

“You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People

a book salon with Ann Pellegrini & Michael Amico

Wednesday, October 30 6 to 7:30 pm

Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Religious Studies, New York University

Michael Amico, Doctoral Candidate ABD, American Studies, Yale University

“You Can Tell [...]

Oct 23: Queer Japan

Queer Japan

The first installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series — a panel discussion with Nina Cornyetz, Yukiko Hanawa, Karen Shimakawa, & J. Keith Vincent

Wednesday, October 23 6 to 8 pm

Nina Cornyetz, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

Yukiko Hanawa, East Asian Studies, New York University

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April 9: Queer Africa with Desiree Lewis and Keguro Macharia

Queer Africa

the third in the series Globally Queer? — a talk with Desiree Lewis, Keguro Macharia, & Tavia Nyong’o

Tuesday, April 9 6 to 8 pm

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

Desiree Lewis, Women and Gender Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa “Scripting Sexualities [...]

November 9: Exploring Gay Men’s Life Experiences at the Intersections of Gender, Sexuality & Class

a Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Gavin Jack

November 9, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 741 (wheelchair access at 85-87 University Place)

Gavin Jack, CSGS Visiting Scholar, La Trobe University, Australia

It is often suggested that the intersection of social class [...]

CANCELLED: Obama, Neoliberalism, and the 2012 Election

a talk by Cathy J. Cohen

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

Cathy J. Cohen, Political Science, University of Chicago

On May 9, 2012 President Barack Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage. It was the first time a sitting president in the United States had made such a [...]