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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 in […]

February 22: Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride: Gay Marriage, Affective Labor, and the Filipina “Mail Order Bride”

Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride: Gay Marriage, Affective Labor, and the Filipina “Mail Order Bride”

a lunch talk with Gina Velasco

Friday, February 22 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 741

Gina Velasco, Women’s & Gender Studies, Keene State College, and CSGS […]

February 7: Queer Cuba

Queer Cuba

the second in the series Globally Queer? — a panel discussion with Jafari Allen, José Muñoz, & José Quiroga

Thursday, February 7 6 to 8 pm

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

Jafari Allen, Anthropology and African American Studies, Yale University “A Black/Queer Cuban: Here & There”

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The Fetishism of Colonial Commodities and the Intimacies of Four Continents

a lecture by Lisa Lowe

April 5, Thursday (rescheduled from March 22) 4 to 6 pm

Lisa Lowe, Comparative Literature, UC San Diego

This lecture revisits Marx’s fetishism of commodities and nineteenth-century liberal policies of “free trade” in relation to products (like tea, sugar, cottons, and opium) that expressed the colonial and imperial relations […]

(M)Other Seacole’s Wonderful Adventures: Claiming the English Family in the Crimea

(M)OTHER SEACOLE’S WONDERFUL ADVENTURES: CLAIMING THE ENGLISH FAMILY IN THE CRIMEA

a Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Elahe Haschemi Yekani

April 4, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Elahe Haschemi Yekani, English and American Studies, Humboldt University Berlin

Situated at the interdisciplinary intersections of literary and cultural studies combining approaches from gender studies, postcolonial and […]

Feminism/s Without Borders?: Perspectives from France & the U.S.

October 16, Friday 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM

La Maison Française 16 Washington Mews between 8th Street and Washington Square North

A symposium co-organized with the Institute of French Studies, NYU

Made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, USA, and the Centre Pompidou, Paris

This symposium will put […]

** SPRING 2017 EVENTS **

** SPRING 2017 EVENTS **

REAL WOMEN REAL VOICES: Where the People Meet the Policy

Real Women Real Voices: Where the People Meet the Policy

a dialogue around incarceration with a focus on women

January 25, Wednesday
5 to 8 pm

NYU Law School, Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South
NYC

NEW WORLD ORDERS: Coloniality, Racial Intimacies, and Disability

NEW WORLD ORDERS: Coloniality, Racial Intimacies, and Disability

a symposium featuring artists Candice Lin & Xandra Ibarra, with Aimee Bahng, Mel Chen, Jasbir Puar, Ivan Ramos, Mark Rifkin, & C. Riley Snorton

January 27, Friday
1 to 6 pm

NYU Lipton Hall
108 West 3rd Street
NYC

EXPERIMENTS IN SEX

Experiments in Sex

a panel discussion with Barbara Browning, Pablo Assumpção B Costa, & André Lepecki

February 15, Wednesday
7 to 8:30 pm

Performance Studies Studio
721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 612
NYC