Czech Mates: When Shakespeare Met Kafka: Marjorie Garber @ NYU

a lecture by Marjorie Garber February 21, Tuesday 6 to 7:30 pm Marjorie Garber, English and Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University Hemmerdinger Hall 31 Washington Place Marjorie Garber is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English and Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Her work ranges broadly across literary studies, gender and […]

Sex, Empire, and Literature in the Anglo-American World, 1700-2020: Henry Abelove and “The Gay Science”

a two-day conference with Henry Abelove, Rebecca Connor, Jasper Cragwall, Douglas Crimp, Lisa Duggan, Phil Harper, Neville Hoad, Allan Isaac, Janet Jakobsen, Michael Lucey, Steven Maynard, Tavia Nyong’o, Claire Potter, Daniel Rosenberg, Michael Roth, Todd Shepard, Marc Stein, Michael Trask, and Dorothy Wang February 16 & 17, Thursday & Friday For more information: abelove.wordpress.com Thursday, […]

Cabaret of Confusion: Political Performance and the Work of Variety

a lunch talk with T.L. Cowan February 8, Wednesday 12:30 to 1:45 pm T.L. Cowan, Women’s and Gender Studies and English, University of Saskatchewan; Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, New York University The cabaret—or, more broadly, the variety show—is arguably the most open and resilient form of live expressive culture […]

Anti-trafficking and Rehabilitation Discourses: A Case Study in HIV/AIDS Intervention Strategies in India

a lunch talk with Satarupa Dasgupta January 27, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Satarupa Dasgupta, Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellow, New York University Articulation of sex work entails the commonly observed connection between sex work and trafficking, proposed delegitimization of sex work, and rescue and rehabilitation propositions for sex workers. I analyze […]