October 13: ‘A Celebration of the Rights of Alchemy’: Fury & Affiliation in Born in Flames

‘A Celebration of the Rights of Alchemy’: Fury & Affiliation in Born in Flames a lecture by Jayna Brown October 13, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 pm Jayna Brown, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside Lizzie Borden’s 1983 film Born in Flames is set in a post-utopian future. Ten years after a socialist revolution in the US, the voices of […]

October 5: Suffragette, film screening

Suffragette (2015, 106 min., Dir. Sarah Gavron) a pre-release film screening October 5, Monday 6 pm Introduced (via Skype from London) by Director Sarah Gavron. Inspired by true events, Suffragette movingly explores the passion and heartbreak of those who risked all they had for women’s right to vote – their jobs, their homes, their children, […]

October 8: 25 Years Out: Celebrating the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY)

25 Years Out: Celebrating the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) a forum with current & former GAPIMNY co-chairs October 8, Thursday 7 to 9 pm RSVP to A/P/A Institute. Since 1990, the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) has worked to empower queer and trans A/P/A people to […]

Sept 24: Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body

Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body a lecture by Lois Lorentzen September 24, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Lois Lorentzen, Theology & Religious Studies and the Center for Latino/a Studies in the Americas, University of San Francisco The U.S./Mexico border is the most militarized border in the world between two […]