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“Our bodies are also occupied territories. Perhaps the ultimate goal of performance, especially if you are a woman, gay or a person ‘of color,’ is to decolonize our bodies and make these decolonizing mechanisms apparent to our audience in the hope that they will get inspired to do the same with their own.” -Guillermo Gómez-Peña

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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 [...]