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March 23: KEN CORBETT: A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High

A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High

a book release celebration for and with Ken Corbett

March 23, Wednesday 7:30 to 9:30 pm

Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, New York University

Please join us to celebrate the publication of Ken Corbett’s new book: A Murder Over a Girl: Justice […]

Dec 5: Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth

Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth

a forum with Ken Corbett & Gayle M. Salamon

December 5, Friday 5 to 7 pm

Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, New York University

Gayle M. Salamon, English, Princeton University

In February 2008, Larry King, a 15-year-old gender nonconforming […]

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 justice […]

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 groups […]

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 communities […]

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 published […]

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 history […]

Reparations and the Human: David L. Eng

REPARATIONS AND THE HUMAN

a lecture by David L. Eng

Read a review of this talk!

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 political […]

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 from […]

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, small […]

* FALL 2016 EVENTS *

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After Marriage: The Future of LGBTQ Politics & Scholarship

After Marriage: The Future of LGBTQ Politics & Scholarship

a two-day conference with featured speakers Karma Chávez, Lisa Duggan, Katherine Franke, Bridget Hughes, Simone Kolysh, Kevin Lotz, Darnell L. Moore, Mignon Moore, Robyn Ochs, Brandon Andrew Robinson, stef shuster, Steven Thrasher, Urvashi Vaid, and many others

October 1 & 2, Saturday & Sunday

524 West 59th Street
NYC

Life & Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980 to 1983

Life & Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980 to 1983

a one-day symposium featuring Tim Lawrence (University of East London), Bernie Gendron (music historian), Leonard Abrams (East Village Eye), Patti Astor (downtown actor, Fun Gallery, Wild Style), Johnny Dynell (Mudd Club, Pyramid, Danceteria, Area), Steven Harvey (New York Rocker), Danny Krivit (Roxy), Sal Principato (Liquid Liquid), John Robie (musician, producer), Sharon White (The Saint), Pat Ivers & Emily Armstrong (Nightclubbing), Kit Fitzgerald (video artist), Marvin Taylor (NYU), Jeffrey Deitch (gallerist), Michael Holman (Canal Zone, Gray, Negril, breaking impresario), Chi Chi Valenti (Mudd Club, Danceteria), Michael Zilkha (ZE Records), & Sukhdev Sandhu (NYU)

October 8, Saturday
10 am to 6 pm

721 Broadway, 6th Floor, room 612
NYC

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

a lecture by C. Riley Snorton

October 13, Thursday
6 to 7:30 pm

20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
NYC

Sex Museums: The Politics & Performance of Display

Sex Museums: The Politics & Performance of Display

a lecture by Jennifer Tyburczy

October 20, Thursday
6 to 7:30 pm

Fales Library & Special Collections
70 Washington Square South, 3rd Floor
NYC

Seeking Sex, Procuring Porn: Explicit Materials in Archives, Libraries, Museums, & Flea Markets

Seeking Sex, Procuring Porn: Explicit Materials in Archives, Libraries, Museums, & Flea Markets

a one-day symposium with Jason Baumann, Emily Drabinski, Jeffrey Escoffier, Leeroy Kun Young Kang, Ian Kahn, Tavia Nyong’o, Quito Ziegler, & others

October 21, Friday
10 am to 6 pm

Fales Library & Special Collections
70 Washington Square South, 3rd Floor
NYC