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October 14: TAKING OFFENSE: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment

Taking Offense: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment

a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Jack Halberstam, Tavia Nyong’o, Ann Pellegrini, Avgi Saketopoulou, & Karen Shimakawa

October 14, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:15

Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University

Jack Halberstam, American Studies & Ethnicity, Gender Studies, Comparative Literature, and English, USC [...]

Sept 25: Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National & Institutional Boundaries

Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National & Institutional Boundaries

a forum with Tey Meadow & Afsaneh Najmabadi

Thursday, September 25 6:30 to 8 pm

Tey Meadow, Sociology and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality, Harvard University

Afsaneh Najmabadi, History and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality, Harvard University

In this interdisciplinary conversation, Tey [...]

April 21: “I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations

“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations

a panel discussion with Reina Gossett, CeCe McDonald, & Dean Spade

Monday, April 21 7:30 pm

Event is free, but registration is REQUIRED — click here to register!

For more information about this event, please contact the Barnard [...]

POSTPONED: Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National and Institutional Boundaries

Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National and Institutional Boundaries

The second installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series — a talk with Tey Meadow & Afsaneh Najmabadi

THIS PANEL DISCUSSION HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE FOR THE SPRING 2014 SEMESTER.  MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

Tey Meadow, Sociology, [...]

Feb 28: Killing Me Softly with Your Rights: Iranian Transgender Refugees and the Politics of Death

Killing Me Softly with Your Rights: Iranian Transgender Refugees and the Politics of Death

a talk by Sima Shakhsari

Thursday, February 28 12:30 to 2 pm

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

Sima Shakhsari, Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley College

Co-sponsored by the NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near [...]

February 5: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life

Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life

Tuesday, February 5 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 621

Join us for the first Performance Studies Forum event of the semester: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life! Mx Bond will present on the the critical theme [...]

Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law

a talk by Dean Spade

April 19, Thursday 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Dean Spade, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence

in conversation with

Andrea Ritchie and Reina Gossett

Join us in a celebration of Dean Spade’s recently released book, Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law, in conversation with [...]

Call for Papers: Trans*Studies Conference 2012

University of La Verne College of Law Ontario, California

March 2 – 4, 2012

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE: Sunday, January 15 2012

Submit 300 word panel or paper abstracts to:

elijah.edelman(at)american.edu and dklein(at)laverne.edu

For submission and additional conference information please see http://agreaa.org/conference/

Current speakers include:

Dr. Trystan Cotton Hon. Phyllis Frye Dr. Sel Hwahng Hon. [...]

Justice in Transition: Serving the Transgender Community in Law and Practice

Justice in Transition: Serving the Transgender Community in Law and Practice Presented by NYU OUTLaw

November 4, Friday 9 am to 5:10 pm

This all-day event will focus on the legal and social challenges that face trans people, with a special focus on the intersection of trans identity with race, class, disability, and age.

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Captive Genders at Bluestockings Bookstore in NYC

Come celebrate the release of Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (AK Press) Wednesday, October 26 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center 172 Allen Street New York, NY

A night of reading, discussion, and conspiring!

Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming and queer folks have always struggled [...]