Modernism's Gifts: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Novel

Rebecca Colesworthy, Draper Program in Humanities and Social Thought, NYU December 7, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 709 between University Place and Broadway wheelchair access at 85-87 University Place between 11th & 12th Streets This talk proposes a connection between the “modernist […]

Eric Hayot: Chinese Bodies, Their Parts, and Their Markets

19 November 2009 12:30 pm Room 471 20 Cooper Square (Bowery and East 5th) In the basement of the Yale University Medical Library are some eighty portraits that show patients of Dr. Peter Parker, the American founder of the first Western hospital in China. These portraits testify, first (or perhaps last) to the lives of […]

Brooklyn-based choreographer Miguel Gutierrez

in conversation with NYU Performance Studies PhD student Jenn Joy Monday, November 16 7-8:30 PM NYU Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor NYU’s Department of Performance Studies presents the third event in this year’s Performance Studies Lecture Forum Miguel Gutierrez, an active figure in the New York scene for the past twelve years, […]

Between Psychoanalysis & Affect: A Public Feelings Project

A roundtable discussion with contributors. November 19, Thursday 7:30 PM NYU 721 Broadway Riese Student Lounge Featuring: José Esteban Muñoz, Ann Pellegrini, Lisa Duggan, Patricia Clough, John Andrews, and Janet Jakobsen. Presented by Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory and the NYU Department of Performance Studies

They Won’t Budge: African Diaspora in Europe

Panel Discussion & Film Screenings Exploring African Migration in Europe The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts & The Africana Studies Program at New York University proudly present: Sunday, November 15, 2009 PANEL DISCUSSION 10am—1pm PART I: “Multivocal Identities of Africans in Europe” PART II: “Metropolis: Africans and Mass Urbanization” MEMBERS OF THE PANEL INCLUDE: […]

Who Cares About Family? Patricia Hill Collins, Joan Williams, Rhacel Salazar Parrenas

Monday, November 16th 6:30 PM The Andrew W. Mellon Seminars in the Humanities at the CUNY Center for the Humanities Despite radical changes in family formations, domestic labor still remains raced, gendered, and otherwise devalued. This panel brings together experts from various fields to examine not only who cares about the family, but who does […]

The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy's Future

A book launch and discussion Presented by the NYU Humanities Initiative GREAT NEW BOOKS IN THE HUMANITIES BY NYU FACULTY The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy’s Future by Carol Gilligan, University Professor, NYU and David A.J. Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, NYU School of Law November 17, 2009 6 PM 20 Cooper […]

Two Decades & Counting: Critical Reflections on "Intersectionality"

December 1, Tuesday 4 to 6:30 PM SCA Gallery Space 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Bowery @ East 5th Street A roundtable discussion with: Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, UCLA Law Lisa Duggan, Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU Chandan Reddy, University of Washington Karen Shimakawa, Performance Studies, NYU This forum commemorates the 20th anniversary of the enunciation […]

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 arms […]

Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India: The Repeal of Section 377 and the political, legal and public health implications for the LGBT community

Thursday, November 5, 2009 A roundtable presented by the South Asia Association Co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian International and Public Affairs Association; and the South Asia Institute. A panel disussion with Myna Mukherjee, Vivek Divan, Dr. Viraj Patel and Prashant Iyengar on the recent ruling on Indian Penal Code 377 that decriminalized homosexuality. Moderated […]