Thinking Unruly Aesthetics

a roundtable with Kandice Chuh, Allan deSouza, & Gayatri Gopinath, moderated by Alpesh Kantilal Patel Kandice Chuh, English, Graduate Center, City University of New York Allan deSouza, Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley Gayatri Gopinath, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Alpesh Kantilal Patel, Contemporary Art & Theory, Florida International University This roundtable places […]

Bodyminds Reimagined

a book talk with Sami Schalk Sami Schalk, Gender & Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison In Bodyminds Reimagined Sami Schalk traces how black women’s speculative fiction complicates the understanding of bodyminds—the intertwinement of the mental and the physical—in the context of race, gender, and (dis)ability. Bridging black feminist theory with disability studies, Schalk demonstrates that […]

Thinking #MeToo Transnationally: Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Morocco, Taiwan

a roundtable with Zineb Belmkaddem, Mona Eltahawy, Tejaswini Niranjana, Kyla Pasha, & Sarah Suhail, moderated by Fawzia Afzal-Khan & Gayatri Gopinath Zineb Belmkaddem, activist Mona Eltahawy, author & activist Tejaswini Niranjana, Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Kyla Pasha, The Feminist Collective, Pakistan Sarah Suhail, The Feminist Collective, Pakistan What does #MeToo look like beyond […]

Wild Bore

a performance with Zoe Coombs Marr, Ursula Martinez, & Adrienne Truscott Tickets: https://nyuskirball.org/events/wild-bore/ The first rule of making art is don’t respond to your critics. But in the U.S. premiere of Wild Bore, three masters of smart, political and outrageous comedy delve into the torrent of critical fury that has been aimed at baffling, misunderstood […]

Comparative Settler Colonialisms

a conversation between Rana Barakat (via Skype) & J. Kēhaulani Kauanui Rana Barakat, History & Archaeology, Birzeit University, Palestine Kēhaulani Kauanui, Anthropology and American Studies, Wesleyan University Globally, settler colonialism is a present reality not confined to its violent history. The continuing impact of settler colonial practices and institutions continue to shape our political, economic, […]

Not Yet Here: Cruising Utopia @ 10

Not Yet Here: Cruising Utopia @ 10 a celebration of the work of José Esteban Muñoz with roundtable featuring Lauren Berlant, Jack Halberstam, Tavia Nyong’o, & Juana María Rodríguez, followed by an evening of performances by Kevin Aviance & Lady Quesa’Dilla SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT THIS EVENT Due to an overwhelming amount of interest for this […]