Re-Orientale: Reading Orientalism — Gayatri Spivak & Kyoo Lee

Tuesday, March 2nd, 6:30pm This public seminar with Gayatri Spivak sets out to explore the heart of Occidentalism from the outside in by using Edward Said’s field-defining modern classic as the starting point. Presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities. Gayatri Spivak is University Professor and Director of the Center for Comparative Literature and […]

Joseph Keckler @ NYU Performance Studies Lecture Forum

TUESDAY, MARCH 2ND 7 to 8:30 PM NYU’s Department of Performance Studies presents the first event in this year’s Performance Studies Lecture Forum: JOSEPH KECKLER. He will discuss and perform his work. Joseph Keckler is a performance artist, writer, and singer. His work explores the gap between theater and life, establishing unexpected connections between art, […]

A Feminine Palette: Women Artists of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Presented by the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden Friday, March 5th at 6:30 PM Panelists Dr. Katherine Manthorne of City University of New York’s Graduate Center; Catherine Coleman Brawer, M.A. Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; and Ph.D student Whitney Thompson, also of City University of New York’s Graduate Center, discuss the work […]

Different Subjects: Aesthetics and U.S. Minority Discourse

March 23, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 PM Kandice Chuh, English, University of Maryland This talk brings together aesthetic theory and U.S. minority discourse. By doing so, Chuh illuminates the longstanding and intimate relationship between aesthetics and “difference,” and shows how the critical vantage of minority discourse revises trenchant understandings of, especially, aesthetic subjectivity. This new […]

Tendencies: Poetics and Practice @ CUNY

Akilah Oliver, Kate Eichhorn, and Charles Bernstein Wednesday, February 24, 6:30 pm Presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities, and co-sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, the PhD Program in English, and the Poetics Group This series of talks by poets, titled in honor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, explores the relationship […]

The Scholar and Feminist Conference XXXV: FEMINISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Saturday, February 27, 2010 Presented by the Barnard Center for Research on Women Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY With keynote addresses by Majora Carter and Joni Seager Already among the most vulnerable populations worldwide, women and other marginalized groups have been the most acutely affected by the instabilities produced by climate change. Issues […]

From Turbulence to Transformation

Presented by the National Council for Research on Women Wednesday, March 3, 2010 3 to 5 PM A SPECIAL EVENT WITH: Edith Cooper, Managing Director, Global Head of Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Letty Chiwara, Manager, UNIFEM Cross Regional Programmes (invited) Moderated by Jacki Zehner, Founding Partner, […]