Lauren Berlant @ NYU: After the Good Life, An Impasse: Notes on the Cinema of Precarity

April 8, Thursday 7 to 8:30 PM Lauren Berlant, English, University of Chicago “After the Good Life” works with two films of Laurent Cantet [Ressources humaines/Human Resources (1999) and L’Emploi du Temps/Time Out (2001)] to engage the new affective languages of the contemporary economic atmosphere across Europe: languages of anxiety, contingency, and precarity that take […]

An Evening with Mario Montez, Drag Superstar

The NYU Tisch Department of Performance Studies Lecture Forum Presents: An Evening With MARIO MONTEZ the great drag Superstar who reigned over the New York Underground film and theater scene from the early 1960s until the mid-1970s. Not be missed. Mario Montez and Marc Siegel in conversation with Ela Troyano and Lola Pashalinski TUESDAY APRIL […]

Consigned to Memory: The Archive of Hope Mirrlees

Brown Bag Lunch Talk April 5, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM Sandeep Parmar, CSGS Visiting Scholar Hope Mirrlees’ (1887-1978) psychogeographical long poem Paris (published by the Hogarth Press in 1920) is a prime example of modernist writing that predates (and perhaps influenced) T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. This talk will consider some previously unacknowledged sources […]

Best Clinical Practices and Policies for Sex Workers @ NYU

Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Kimmel Center, 9th Floor Visit the Facebook page for more information. Description: The Spring 2010 Pride in Practice Identity/Expression Education Series with The Office of LGBT Student Services and PROS Network “Best Clinical Practices and Policies for Sex Workers” -Learn About the “No Condoms As […]

All in the Family? An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kinship and Community

March 25th to 26th, 2010 Center for the Humanities The Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue @ 34th Street NYC For a full schedule and venues, please download the Program (PDF). Have alternative forms of collectivity eclipsed the normative family? What are the problems and promises of new family formations? What […]

Panel on Addressing Sexism in the LGBT Community and Beyond: Strategies for Envisioning an Inclusive Movement

Hosted by the Stonewall Democrats NYC in honor of Women’s History Month Wednesday, March 24 8pm to 9pm LGBTQ Community Center 208 West 13th Street between 7th Avenue and Greenwich Avenue NYC Guest Speaker: City Councilmember Margaret Chin Panelists: City Councilmember Rosie Mendez Cathy Marino-Thomas, President of Marriage Equality Meghan Huppuch, Girls for Gender Equity […]

Come Hear a Ugandan LGBT Activist Speak: Frank Mugisha, March 22 & 23

PRA (Political Research Associates) is thrilled to host a three-city speaking tour for Frank Mugisha, a leader of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) from March 20-March 31. He’s coming to New York! Frank will be joined by our own Kapya Kaoma, author of the groundbreaking PRA report, Globalizing the Culture Wars: U.S. Conservatives, African Churches, and […]