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Call for Proposals: Rethinking Power & Resistance: Gender & Human Rights from Texas to the Transnational Americas

Proposals Due: 1 February 2012 Conference Date: 5-6 October 2012 Conference Location: Austin, Texas

Formats:

The conference organizing committee is looking for proposals for panels of papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, dialogues, performances, artwork/poster sessions, storytelling, media arts/digital media, or individual papers.

Commitment:

We are looking for work that discusses new movement strategies for gender [...]

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

On December 17, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Marks One Year Since Bodies Discovered on Gilgo Beach

Saturday, December 17 2 to 4 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan 164 West 100th Street near Amsterdam Avenue 1, 2, or 3 train to 96th Street.

Organized by sex worker support and advocacy [...]

Screening: “Resisting Police Brutality and Criminalization: Short Films About Sex Worker Rights”

Screening: “Resisting Police Brutality and Criminalization: Short Films About Sex Worker Rights”

Where: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St., NY, NY When: Monday, October 24, 2011 from 7pm – 9pm

More Info: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=211142062286368

Join us for an evening of short films from the sex worker community exploring the impact of police brutality, repression, and criminalization on [...]

REVIEW: Reparations and the Human: “Justice or Love”

Reparations and the Human: “Justice or Love” New York University, 28 September 2011

David Eng’s lecture—co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute, and the Department of East Asian Studies—was a long time coming, having been originally scheduled for last fall, in celebration of his most recently [...]

REVIEW: Sexual Politics, Sexual Violence, and the Communist Left: “Complexities and Contradictions”

Sexual Politics, Sexual Violence, and the Communist Left: “Complexities and Contradictions” New York University, 19 September 2011

Bettina Aptheker’s engaging talk “Sexual Politics, Sexual Violence, and the Communist Left,” organized by NYU’s Department of Teaching and Learning and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS), showcased both her incredible [...]

Reparations and the Human: David L. Eng

REPARATIONS AND THE HUMAN

a lecture by David L. Eng

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September 28, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm

David L. Eng, English, Comparative Literature, and Asian American Studies, University of Pennsylvania

This presentation explores the relationship between political and psychic genealogies of reparation. Reparation is a key term in [...]

Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence against Women: Linkages to Education, Economic Security, and Health

ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE

REGISTER NOW Online at http://www.unifem-usnc.org/conference

When: June 11 and 12, 2010

Where: Hunter College, West Wing, East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue in New York City

What: A conference to build collaborations to understand the intersections between violence against women and key social investments: the economy, health and education. Convening leaders [...]

Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impact of Small Arms and Light Weapons

Thursday, November 12, 2009 1:15pm to 2:30pm

Conference Room 7 UN Headquarters New York, New York

For more information, visit the ONY-UNU website.

United Nations University/Office at the United Nations is holding a Book Launch to discuss issues raised in Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons. Every day, [...]