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2016 CSGS Global Visiting Scholar: Dominic Johnson

Dominic Johnson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Drama, at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture (2012); Theatre & the Visual (2012); and most recently, The Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art (2015). He is […]

CSGS Visiting Scholar: Alpesh Patel

CSGS Visiting Scholar: fall 2010/spring 2011 Alpesh Patel

Alpesh Patel is an independent art historian and curator. He received his B.A. in 1997 with distinction in art history from Yale University and completed his Ph.D. last year at the University of Manchester, England. His doctoral dissertation on queer South Asian visual cultures has been reciprocally […]

CSGS Visiting Scholar: Maria Malmström

CSGS Visiting Scholar: fall 2011/spring 2012 Maria Malmström

Maria Malmström is a Swedish anthropologist and her areas of interest are the MENA region, gender, body, sexuality, politics, violence, and security. She received her PhD from the School of Global Studies, Social Anthropology, University of Gothenburg. Her dissertation examined how female gender identity is continually created […]

CSGS Visiting Scholar: Darnell L. Moore

CSGS Visiting Scholar: 2011/2012 Darnell L. Moore

Darnell L. Moore’s research seeks to put the broad notion of religiosity (and the theologies and practices of African American denominational churches, in specific) in conversation with theoretical interventions like queer theory, cultural studies and ethnic studies. A central concern that figures in his writing is the notion […]

CSGS Visiting Scholar: Sandeep Parmar

CSGS Visiting Scholar: spring/fall 2010

Sandeep Parmar

Sandeep Parmar received her PhD in English Literature from University College London in 2008. The subject of her research was the unpublished autobiographies of the modernist poet Mina Loy. She received an MA in Creative Writing (poetry) from the University of East Anglia in 2003 and studied for […]

CSGS Visiting Scholar: Márcia Elisa Moser

CSGS Visiting Scholar: fall 2010 Márcia Elisa Moser

Márcia Elisa Moser is Assistant Lecturer at the Institute for the Scientific Study of Religion at Free University Berlin. She holds an M.A. in Gender Studies and is a Ph.D. candidate in the Study of Religion. She co-edited Frau-Gender-Queer: Gendertheoretische Ansätze in der Religionswissenschaft (Würzburg, 2010), an […]

Sabbatical Visitor Program @ The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School

The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School invites applications for a sabbatical visitor for the 2010-2011 academic year to undertake research, writing and collaboration with Center faculty and students in ways that span traditional academic disciplines. The CGSL welcomes applications from faculty from any field who are interested in spending a […]

* FALL 2016 EVENTS *

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Convulsing Bodies

Convulsing Bodies

a conversation with Mark D. Jordan with Carolyn Dinshaw & Anthony Petro

September 22, Thursday
5:30 to 7:30 pm

20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
NYC

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

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