Radical Kinship: Solidarity & Political Belonging

WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS TIMELY PANEL FOR THE Spring 2021 SEMESTER. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES! a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Che Gossett, Shellyne Rodriguez, & Helga Tawil Souri, & moderated by Layal Ftouni This panel explores contemporary debates on solidarity and coalitional politics that are instrumental to conceptualizing political subjectivity, collectivity and […]

Curating Performance: A Map Drawn to the Scale of the Territory Itself

THIS SYMPOSIUM HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES!   the 5th Annual Performance Studies Curatorial Symposium with Nana Adusei Poku, Hendrik Folkerts, Noémie Solomon, Diya Vij, & others to be announced. For more and updated information about this event, please visit here. It is well known that performances are situated temporally and performance […]

Brasil Experiments: Life & Art & Living in the Neocolonial Hemisphere

For more information, please see full event page here. This three day symposium will gather artists, scholars, & activists to present their work (performance, theater, lecture, film, dance parties, music, poetry, street actions) as modes of reflecting, analyzing and resisting the current social-political conditions crushing the civil society in Brasil. This event is an NYU […]

Speaking for the Nation: Ethno-Nationalism, Sectarianism, and the Politics of Diaspora

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the Gallatin Human Rights Initiative, Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, South Asia at NYU, and Rebecca E. Karl (NYU History Department) through funds provided by the Provost’s Office. Curated by Paula […]

Queer/Feminist/Indigenous Approaches to Climate Crisis: from the Caribbean to the Pacific

 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 20, 2020. PLESE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES! a conversation with Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua & Angelique V. Nixon, moderated by Dean Itsuji Saranillio   This panel places in conversation scholar/activists situated in the Caribbean and the Pacific to highlight the interrconnections between these two regions through a queer, feminist, and […]

Decolonial Aesthetics: Feminist Responses to Occupation

a roundtable with Sameetah Agha, Layal Ftouni, Samar Haddad King, & Ather Zia Sameetah Agha, Social Science & Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute Layal Ftouni, CSGS Visiting Scholar & Graduate Gender Programme, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Samar Haddad King, Artistic Director, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre Ather Zia, Anthropology, University of Colorado Greeley This roundtable places in […]

On Queering Latinx Art

A conversation between Vick Quezada and art historian Alexis Salas examining queer ways of analyzing Latinx art at the intersection of indigeneity, the Anthropocene, spirituality and new modes of resistance. The conversation will revolve around notions of art and queer kinship. For more information about this event, click here.—Alexis Salas is an art historian of […]

Talking with Pêdra Costa

Pêdra Costa (1978) is a Brazilian-German Performance Artist and Visual & Urban Anthropologist based in Berlin and working with queer artists internationally. Through the complexity and fragmented epistemologies from queer communities, their work has built bridges between Performance Art, music, visual art and text, having the body as the main medium. Embodying knowledge almost destroyed […]

New Directions in Trans of Color Scholarship

a roundtable with Jian Neo Chen, madison moore, & Dora Santana, moderated by Hentyle Yapp Jian Neo Chen, Women’s,Gender, & Sexuality Studies and English, Ohio State University madison moore, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University Dora Santana, Gender Studies, John Jay College, CUNY Hentyle Yapp, Art & Public Policy, New York University Trans […]

Facing “Comfort Women”: Representations and Reckonings

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, NYU Department of Performance Studies, NYU Department of East Asian Studies, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. REGISTRATION REQUIRED This panel brings in conversation […]