November 15: UNRULY VISIONS: THE AESTHETIC PRACTICES OF QUEER DIASPORA

a book launch & roundtable with Licia Fiol-Matta, Gayatri Gopinath, Lisa Lowe, Ritty Lukose, Manijeh Moradian, & Tavia Nyong’o November 15, Thursday, 6 to 8 pm PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION:  Jurow Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, 1st floor Licia Fiol-Matta, Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Literatures, New York University Gayatri Gopinath, Social & […]

October 29: AFTER THE PARTY: A MANIFESTO OF QUEER OF COLOR LIFE

a Decolonizing Vision Series talk with Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson October 29, Monday, 6:30 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson, Performance Studies, Northwestern University Presenting material from the new book After the Party: A Manifesto of Queer of Color Life, Chambers-Letson presents a eulogy and a manifesto that stakes out […]

October 23: QUEER TROUBLE IN CARIBBEAN ART & ACTIVISM

a conversation with Rosamond S. King & Angelique V. Nixon October 23, Tuesday, 6 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Rosamond S. King, English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York Angelique V. Nixon, Institute for Gender & Development Studies, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad Two award winning artist-scholars […]

October 11: SEXUAL POLITICS IN A TRANSNATIONAL FRAME

a roundtable with Sa’ed Atshan, Sara Mourad, Jyoti Puri, & Evren Savci October 11, Thursday, 6 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Sa’ed Atshan, Peace & Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College Sara Mourad, Media Studies, American University in Beirut Jyoti Puri, Sociology, Simmons College Evren Savci, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University Taxonomies […]

October 3 +: QUEER MIGRATIONS & DIASPORIC INTIMACIES FILM SERIES

October 3, Monday: The Lulu Sessions (S. Casper Wong, USA, 2011) with director S. Casper Wong and New School professor Lana Lin November 7, Wednesday: Experimental films by Aykan Safoğlu & Sylvia Schedelbauer November 27, Tuesday: Lesbian Factory (Susan Chen, Taiwan, 2010) November 28, Wednesday: Rainbow Popcorn (Susan Chen, Taiwan, 2013) Click HERE for full […]

October 1: AESTHETICS THROUGH THE PENAL HOLE

a Decolonizing Vision Series lecture by Nicole R. Fleetwood October 1, Monday, 6:30 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Nicole R. Fleetwood, American Studies, Rutgers University The talk will focus on art making and aesthetic practices of incarcerated people held in solitary confinement and other types of isolation units. To make art […]

September 27: ZANELE MUHOLI: SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, HAIL THE DARK LIONESS

a book launch with Zanele Muholi, in conversation with Deborah Willis September 27, Thursday, 6:30 to 8 pm Silver Center, Jurow Hall, 100 Washington Square East, 1st floor Please RSVP to nyuiaaa-cbvc-events@nyu.edu or 212-998-IAAA (4222). Join Deborah Willis and Zanele Muholi in conversation to promote Muholi’s new book, Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness, at the Institute of African […]

September 17: FROM ABJECT PERFORMANCES TO AESTHETICS IN RELATION

a Decolonizing Vision Series talk with Leticia Alvarado September 17, Monday, 6:30 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Leticia Alvarado, American Studies, Brown University Presenting her recently published book, Abject Strategies: Aesthetic Strategies in Latino Cultural Production, Leticia Alvarado proposes a critical engagement with aesthetic theory to enrichen our political imaginings in […]

September 11: OTHER FEMINISMS: FOUR INDIAN WOMEN ARTISTS

a lecture by Gayatri Sinha September 11, Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 pm Institute of Fine Arts, 1 East 78th Street Gayatri Sinha, art editor, critic & curator RSVP here. Beginning in 1985, Nalini Malani, Nilima Sheikh, Arpita Singh and Madhvi Parekh organized exhibitions of their work in Bhopal, Bombay and Delhi, designing their own installations […]