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Intimacies Deferred: Genealogies of Freedom – Lecture with Lisa Lowe

Intimacies Deferred: Genealogies of Freedom

The Helen Pond McIntyre ’48 Lecture with Lisa Lowe Thursday, 11/4, 6:30 pm James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall Barnard College 3009 Broadway (at 117th Street)

Historians characterize the early nineteenth-century arrival of Chinese “coolies” to the Americas as “the transition from slavery to free labor,” in which the abolition […]

States of Devotion: Religion, Neoliberalism, and the Politics of the Body in the Americas

STATES OF DEVOTION: RELIGION, NEOLIBERALISM, AND THE POLITICS OF THE BODY IN THE AMERICAS

November 4 & 5, Thursday & Friday 10 am to 7 pm

For more information: http://hemisphericinstitute.org/hemi/en/announcements/728-nov-4-5-states-of-devotion

For a PDF of the full program, click here.

This conference aims to promote and strengthen interdisciplinary dialogue about the changing role and place of […]

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

THE FEELING OF KINSHIP: QUEER LIBERALISM AND THE RACIALIZATION OF INTIMACY

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 […]

How Obscene is This! The Decency Clause Turns 20

How Obscene is This! The Decency Clause Turns 20: Panel I

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Tishman Auditorium 66 West 12th Street

free

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Congressional decision to require the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to consider “general standards of decency and respect” in […]

The Politics and Poetics of Refugees

An Interdisciplinary Symposium at New York University

September 23 to 25, Thursday to Saturday

Keynote lecture by Thomas Keenan

Other participants include Eliot Borenstein, David Campbell, Ilana Feldman, Sara M. Green, Nina Ha, Zenia Kish, Jana Lipman, Louisa Schein, April Shemak, Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi, Celina Su, and Miriam Ticktin

For more information, click HERE.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Sexual Nationalisms

Gender, Sexuality and the Politics of Belonging in the New Europe

International Conference – 27 & 28 January 2011 – University of Amsterdam

Since 1989, and even more so after 9/11, the rise of new nationalisms has been inextricably linked to a refashioning of the politics, identities and imaginaries of gender and sexuality in Europe. […]

Call for Papers: NYU’s Center for the United States and the Cold War

New York University’s Center for the United States and the Cold War invites New York metropolitan area based scholars to submit proposals to present at the Center’s seminar series. The Cold War seminar is a venue for work in progress. The seminar is interdisciplinary and international in scope. All papers are pre-circulated.

We are interested […]

The Traffic in Policy: Religion, Sexuality, and the State

A symposium co-organized by NYU’s Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics and Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality with funding by The Henry Luce Foundation

April 30, Friday 10 AM to 6 PM

Keynote lecture by Roberto J. Blancarte (Center of Sociological Studies, El Colegio de México).

Other confirmed participants include: Faye Ginsburg […]

Critical Trans Politics and the Shortcomings of Law Reform

A lecture by Dean Spade

April 7, Wednesday 6 to 8 PM

Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law; Founder, Sylvia Rivera Law Project

As critical trans politics continues to emerge and develop, there is an increasingly vocal demand for trans political formations to center racial and economic justice and respond to crises facing trans […]

Lauren Berlant @ NYU: After the Good Life, An Impasse: Notes on the Cinema of Precarity

April 8, Thursday 7 to 8:30 PM

Lauren Berlant, English, University of Chicago

“After the Good Life” works with two films of Laurent Cantet [Ressources humaines/Human Resources (1999) and L’Emploi du Temps/Time Out (2001)] to engage the new affective languages of the contemporary economic atmosphere across Europe: languages of anxiety, contingency, and precarity that take […]

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