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 […]

April 25 & 26: CRITICAL UNIVERSITY, CRITICAL DISSONANCE: PEDAGOGIES ON ART & VIOLENCE IN THE AMERICAS

CRITICAL UNIVERSITY, CRITICAL DISSONANCE: PEDAGOGIES ON ART & VIOLENCE IN THE AMERICAS April 25 & 26, Thursday & Friday KJCC, 53 Washington Square South More information here. This two-day symposium analyzes the possibilities and limits of critical practices emanating from the university. How do universities reach out to address the social urgencies of today beyond […]

April 4 & 5: SEXUALITY & BORDERS SYMPOSIUM

a two-day symposium with keynotes by Radha Hegde, Miriam Ticktin, & Alyosxa Tudor April 4 & 5, Thursday & Friday, 9:30 am to 8 pm MCC, 239 Greene Street, 8th floor More info here How do sexuality and borders intersect? What role does sexuality play in the production, maintenance and disruption of contemporary border regimes? […]

March 12: ¡CUÉNTAMELO! ORAL HISTORIES BY LGBT LATINO IMMIGRANTS

¡CUÉNTAMELO! ORAL HISTORIES BY LGBT LATINO IMMIGRANTS a book performance with Reina de Aztlán, Alexandra Cruz Delight, & Juliana Delgado Lopera March 12, Tuesday, 6 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Join us for a night of celebration featuring performances, visual art, and readings from ¡Cuéntamelo! by Juliana Delgado Lopera. ¡Cuéntamelo! is […]

March 8: PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE BARRIOS: RACE, CLASS, & THE UNCONSCIOUS

PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE BARRIOS: RACE, CLASS, & THE UNCONSCIOUS a book launch & roundtable with Christopher Christian, Patricia Gherovici, & Carlos Padrón March 8, Friday, 5 to 7 pm 19 University Place, first floor, room 102 EVENT WILL ALSO BE LIVESTREAMED FROM THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE HERE. Since 2009, CSGS has collaborated each year with the journal Studies in […]

February 26: BRUJOS, BEYOND REPRESENTATION: DECOLONIZING & QUEERING TV

BRUJOS, BEYOND REPRESENTATION: DECOLONIZING & QUEERING TV a screening & discussion with Ricardo Gamboa, Isaac Gomez, & Justin Ignatius Mitchell February 26, Tuesday, 6 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor BRUJOS is a radically-politicized, queer-of-color web series following four gay Latino doctoral students that are also witches as they try and survive […]

February 14: NEW BOOKS, OLD SINS: EARLY-MODERN SODOMY, BESTIALITY, CROSS-DRESSING

NEW BOOKS, OLD SINS: EARLY-MODERN SODOMY, BESTIALITY, CROSS-DRESSING a conversation between Greta LaFleur & Zeb Tortorici, moderated by Justin Abraham Linds February 14, Thursday, 6 to 7:30 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Greta LaFleur, American Studies, Yale University Justin Abraham Linds, Doctoral Candidate, American Studies, New York University Zeb Tortorici, Spanish & Portuguese […]

February 8 & 9: SCHOLAR & FEMINIST CONFERENCE: THE POLITICS & ETHICS OF THE ARCHIVE

SCHOLAR & FEMINIST CONFERENCE: THE POLITICS & ETHICS OF THE ARCHIVE a two day conference featuring Diana Carolina Sierra Becerra, La Vaughn Belle, Maria Cotera, Jarrett Drake, Akwaeke Emezi, Jennifer Guglielmo, Michelle Joffroy, Justin Leroy, Laura McTighe, Chinelo Okparanta, Cameron Rowland, Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, C. Riley Snorton, & more February 8 & 9, Friday & Saturday […]