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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

(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 [...]

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 [...]