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The Reality Shows: a conversation with Karen Finley

THE REALITY SHOWS

a conversation with Karen Finley

April 6, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm

READ THE REVIEW! Reclaiming Hysteria in The Reality Shows: A Conversation with Karen Finley and Ann Pellegrini

Karen Finley, Art and Public Policy, NYU

Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies & Religious Studies, NYU

The Reality Shows collects a decade’s [...]

Joseph Keckler @ NYU Performance Studies Lecture Forum

TUESDAY, MARCH 2ND

7 to 8:30 PM

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

He will discuss and perform his work.

Joseph Keckler is a performance artist, writer, and singer. His work explores the gap between theater and life, establishing unexpected connections [...]

Cruising Utopia: Book Talk and Cocktail Party for José E. Muñoz

February 5, Friday

THIS EVENT IS AT FULL CAPACITY.  NO MORE RSVPs WILL BE TAKEN.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

MC: Nao Bustamante

Panelists include:

Barbara Browning, Performance Studies, NYU

Lisa Duggan, Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU

Gayatri Gopinath, Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU

Ricardo L. Ortíz, American Studies, Georgetown College

Performers: Dynasty Handbag [...]

Wounds Unkissed: A Performance by YaliniDream @ NYU

November 9, Monday 7 to 9 PM

Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South Room 802

Please email crv3@nyu.edu to RSVP if you are not affiliated with NYU and/or to arrange for disability accommodations.

For more information about this event, please call the NYU Office of LGBT Student Services at [...]

Vaginal Creme Davis: NYU PS Lecture Forum

November 9, Monday 7 to 8:80 PM

“I was hatched a half-breed drag baby out of the primordial ooze of L.A.”

“I was a Vagisaurus rex who popped out of a leathery egg in a welfare hovel in South Central, perfect as you now find me, complete with high heels.”

NYU Department of [...]

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 [...]