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“In effect, we live in a legal, social, and institutional world where the only relations possible are extremely few, extremely simplified, and extremely poor. There is, of course, the relation of marriage, and the relations of family, but how many other relations should exist…!” -Michel Foucault

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Sex Workers Outreach Project Board of Directors Search

The Sex Workers Outreach Project (http://www.swop-usa.org) is seeking a few thoughtful individuals who are passionate about sex worker rights to join our Board of Directors and help us grow our organization!

Background:

The SWOP National Board currently serves as the umbrella organization for about a dozen chapters from different major cities around the [...]

masculinity, complex: Two-Day Symposium

MASCULINITY, COMPLEX

a two-day symposium with Jessica Benjamin, Justin Vivian Bond, Judith Butler, Anne Cheng, Nancy Chodorow, Ken Corbett, Muriel Dimen, Jan Gaboury, Katie Gentile, Virginia Goldner, Francisco Gonzalez, Adrienne Harris, Ben Kafka, Tony Kushner, Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Joe Rollins, Eyal Rozmarin, Avgi Saketopoulou, Gayle Salamon, Dean Spade, Warren Spielberg, Brett Stoudt

October 21 and [...]

The First Biennial of Issues in Critical Investigation(ICI): The African Diaspora at Vanderbilt University

ICI: African Diaspora 2011 Fall Symposium. Go to: www.vanderbilt.edu/ICI. Read & Register for symposium on “Symposium” page. Hotel: Embassy Suites Hotel (which is listed on the registration page).

Please join us for the first biennial of Issues in Critical Investigation(ICI): The African Diaspora at Vanderbilt University, 29 September-1 October 2011.

For the past decade, [...]

REVIEW: New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy

New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy New York University, 29 April 2011

New Majorities II had a double task: First, the day-long forum continued an initiative launched at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW), and co-conceived by CSW director Kathleen [...]

New Majorities II: The Multiple Futures of Gender and Sexuality Studies

The NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) have undertaken a joint project to address the challenges currently facing the fields of gender and sexuality studies, women’s studies, LGBT studies, ethnic studies, and postcolonial studies.

April 29, Friday

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March 4: The Scandals of Susan Sontag

The Scandals of Susan Sontag March 4, Friday, 10:30am–6pm, Elebash Recital Hall

Co-sponsored by the Ph.D Program in English, the Concentration in 20th Century Studies, the Women’s Studies Certificate Program, The Graduate Center, CUNY and the Humanities Institute and Women’s Studies at Stony Brook University, SUNY.

Susan Sontag’s provocative career resulted in a body [...]

Call For Papers: Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video (Panel for “Visible Evidence 18″ [NYU, August 11-14, 2011])

Proposals are invited for a panel to be entitled “Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video” to be proposed for Visible Evidence 18, which is being held at New York University from August 11-14, 2011 (check out the conference website at: http://visibleevidence.org/). This particular panel of three presenters will explore a recent and profound [...]

Consortium: 5th Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium, University of Colorado at Boulder – SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE!

5th Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium University of Colorado at Boulder April 1st – April 3rd, 2011 Free and open to the public!

ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 26TH.

Visit www.colorado.edu/glbtrc to register

About the TRANSforming Gender Symposium

The University of Colorado Boulder TRANSforming Gender Symposium is celebrating it is fifth year. Each [...]

Gender and International Law Symposium

The Dean and Faculty of Pace Law School invite you to the Pace Law Review Symposium!

For more information, contact: Darren Rosenblum Professor of Law Pace Law School 78 North Broadway White Plains, NY 10603 rosenblum(at)law.pace.edu View my webpage and SSRN links at: http://www.pace.edu/page.cfm?doc_id=23191

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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 [...]