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Sept 26: PISSED

Pissed

a panel & conversation with Cassils, Jack Halberstam, Titus Kaphar, Joel Sanders, & Chase Strangio

September 26, Tuesday 7 to 9 pm

Announcing PISSED, a panel and conversation about art, architecture and legal action as tactics for promoting inclusivity. Held in conjunction with Cassils solo show, Monumental, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, the […]

April 7: ‘An Eight Day Passage’: Performance Art, Endurance, & Men

‘An Eight Day Passage’: Performance Art, Endurance, & Men

a lecture by Dominic Johnson

April 7, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm

Dominic Johnson, English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London, and CSGS Visiting Scholar, New York University

‘On the morning of the 25th October 1977 I shall be incarcerated within the confines […]

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 worth […]

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 between […]

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 (Jibz […]

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 212-998-4424.

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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 Performance […]

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 ***

Contested Memories: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

Contested Memories: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

a panel with Fatima Cadre, Nimmi Gowrinathan, & Sujith Xavier, as part of the 10th annual Global South Asia Conference (Feb 23 & 24)

February 24, Saturday
9 to 11 am

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
NYC

The Extractive Zone: The Social Ecologies of Cecilia Vicuña

extracive zone

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series lecture by Macarena Gómez-Barris

February 28, Wednesday
6 to 8 pm

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
NYC

Signs & Grips

Signs & Grips

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with Simone Leigh, in conversation with Malik Gaines

March 6, Tuesday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th FL
NYC

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
NYC