Wayward Lives and the Motion of History

A Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Saidiya Hartman Presented by the Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Humanities Initiative at New York University 29 October, 5:30pm Humanities Initiative 20 Cooper Square Fifth floor More Information: nd35@nyu.edu Saidiya Hartman is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies at Columbia University. She received […]

Martin Wong: Exploration in Race and Masculinity in Graffiti Culture

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 6 to 8 PM Presented by the A/P/A Institute at NYU A/P/A Institute at NYU 41-51 East 11th Street 7th Floor Gallery between University Place and Broadway Free and open to the public. RSVP by Friday, October 30 — Online, via email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu, or call 212-992-9653. Panelists: Lady Pink Sharp Yasmin […]

Thirty Year Reflections on Women on the Line: Changes and Continuities in Women's Work

Miriam Glucksmann, author of Women on the Line Presented by the NYU the Center for the United States and the Cold War at the Tamiment Library; co-sponsored by the New York Labor History Association October 26, Monday 5 to 7 PM Comments by Linda Gordon, History, NYU The Tamiment Library Bobst Library 70 Washington Square […]

Downtown Now: Jibz Cameron & K8 Hardy @ NYU

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 7-8:30PM NYU’s Department of Performance Studies presents the first event in this year’s Performance Studies Lecture Forum Jibz Cameron is a musician and performance artist, known for her one-woman performance persona Dynasty Handbag. She is currently a visiting lecturer in Performance Studies. K8 Hardy is a video and performance artist and is […]

The Facisization of Everyday Life in Sri Lanka

November 9, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM Mangalika de Silva, Visiting Scholar, CSGS Based on prior activism as director of the NGO “Women for Peace” and on current ethnographic research on the minoritization of women and Muslims, this talk explores genealogies of formal and informal state terror.  Counterinsurgency nationalism in Sri Lanka is theorized as […]

Dorothea Lange: The Gendered Story of a Visual Intellectual

Linda Gordon 21 October, Wednesday 7 PM Presented by the Leon Levy Center for Biography @ CUNY Join us for the launch event for the highly anticipated biography of a complex figure in the American cultural and political landscape. Widely regarded as the most influential American female photographer of the twentieth century, Dorothea Lange is […]

Before Sex: One Day Conference at Rutgers University

October 23, 2009 8:30 AM to 6 PM Teleconference Room 4th floor of Alexander Library 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Until recently we’ve thought of the modern sex/gender system and homosexual identity as socio-intellectual developments of the later nineteenth century. But over the past three decades, evidence and arguments have accumulated to suggest […]

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 scholars […]