Derrida's Queer Cat(s)

A lecture by Carla Freccero November 10, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm READ THE REVIEW! I am, I am following, I am after the animal: “Derrida’s Queer Cats” Carla Freccero, University of California Santa Cruz This paper situates some of the dilemmas of the effort to think and feel with non-human animate beings in the […]

States of Devotion: Religion, Neoliberalism, and the Politics of the Body in the Americas

STATES OF DEVOTION: RELIGION, NEOLIBERALISM, AND THE POLITICS OF THE BODY IN THE AMERICAS November 4 & 5, Thursday & Friday 10 am to 7 pm For more information: http://hemisphericinstitute.org/hemi/en/announcements/728-nov-4-5-states-of-devotion For a PDF of the full program, click here. This conference aims to promote and strengthen interdisciplinary dialogue about the changing role and place of […]

A Brief History of Erotohistoriography: A lecture by Elizabeth Freeman

A BRIEF HISTORY OF EROTOHISTORIOGRAPHY A lecture by Elizabeth Freeman October 28, Thursday 7 to 8:30 pm READ THE REVIEW! Queer Time Makes Queer Bodies: Elizabeth Freeman Historicizes Erotohistoriography Elizabeth Freeman, English, UC Davis Proposing the body as site of historical encounter–in and across time—Elizabeth Freeman traces a history of carnal historiographical practices that she […]

2011 IASSCS Conference

We are very pleased to announce the eighth biennial meeting of the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS), co-organized by the Social Anthropology Department of Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. The 2011 Conference theme focuses on the multiple ways that equality and inequality are articulated through sexuality. This year we […]

The Politics of B-Girling and Battling: Lunch Talk @ NYU

THE POLITICS OF B-GIRLING AND BATTLING A Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Imani K. Johnson October 18, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Imani Kai Johnson, Department of Performance Studies, NYU In a dance culture like breaking, how does movement shape gender politics and the cultural meaning of b-girling? 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 741 between […]