April 20: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization […]

March 24 :: NON-HUMAN ENCOUNTERS: Animals, Objects, Affects, & the Place of Practice

Non-human Encounters: Animals, Objects, Affects, & the Place of Practice Conversations between cultural theory, psychoanalysis, & the arts a forum with Nuar Alsadir, Emanuela Bianchi, Pablo Assumpção B Costa, Eleonora Fabião, Carla Freccero, Katie Gentile, Francisco Gonzalez, Ann Pellegrini, Donovan Schaefer, Julietta Singh, Nathan Snaza, & Michelle Stephens March 24, Friday 2 to 6:30 pm Nuar Alsadir, Poet […]

March 23: DARWIN, QUEERLY: Evolution, Natural Law, & the Diversity of Desire

Darwin, Queerly: Evolution, Natural Law, & the Diversity of Desire a lecture by Donovan Schaefer March 23, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm Donovan Schaefer, Lecturer in Religion & Science, Trinity College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Darwinian biology is often held up as a heteronormative framework. Natural law theologians who are pro-Darwin see it as a way to glorify straightness, […]

March 9: CSGS Website Launch Party for Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song

CSGS Website Launch Party for Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song with music videos & live performance by Kay Turner & The Pages (Viva DeConcini & Mary Feaster) March 9, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Join CSGS and performers Kay Turner, Viva DeConcini, and Mary Feaster as we celebrate this homecoming–or homo-coming–of the Otherwise project.  Otherwise transforms “academic” studies of queer […]