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


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

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

Experience, Echo, Event: Theorizing Feminist Histories

Experience, Echo, Event: Theorizing Feminist Histories

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A Symposium featuring: Event, Excess, Abyss Tani Barlow T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Asian History Director of the Chao Center for Asian Studies Rice University “Flyers Into the Unknown”: Gender, History, and Psychoanalysis Joan W. Scott Harold F. Linder Professor, School of Social Science […]

Trans Out Loud Panel @ Judson Memorial

The Callen-Lorde Trans Community Advisory Board is hosting a conversation about trans identity and we’d love for you to come!

Welcoming folks who are: Transgender, genderqueer, gender-non-conforming, transsexual, bi-gendered, gender fluid, non-op, post-op, pre-op, low-ho, no-ho, mft, ftm, xtx, etc. Also, allies, lovers, partners, friends and providers are all invited!

When: Monday, October 18 from […]

Where is Ana Mendieta? 25 Years Later: An Exhibition and Symposium


25 Years Later: An Exhibition and Symposium

READ THE REVIEW! “Where is Ana Mendieta?”: A Revisitation of the Artist’s Life and Work

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September 8, 2010 marks 25 years since artist Ana Mendieta’s fatal fall, naked, […]

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

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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 […]

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 2018 EVENTS ***

*** SPRING 2018 EVENTS ***

The Rise of the Global Right: Feminist/Queer Critiques

The Rise of the Global Right: Feminist/Queer Critiques

a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Masha Gessen, Svati Shah, & Neferti Tadiar

March 22, Thursday
6:30 to 8:30 pm

5 Washington Place, room 101

Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure

vibrator nation

a book talk with Lynn Comella

March 29, Thursday
7 to 8 pm

The Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

a roundtable featuring D’Lo, Rajiv Menon, & Imran Siddiquee

April 11, Wednesday
6 to 8 pm

285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor