Queer Diasporic Visual Art: Islamicate Contexts

a public discussion with Laurence Rasti, Alireza Shojaian, & Sarp Kerem Yavuz; moderated by Andrew Gayed Register for this free Zoom webinar here. This panel explores questions of queerness and diaspora through the lens of visual art. CSGS Visiting Scholar Dr. Andrew Gayed will be in conversation with acclaimed contemporary artists Alireza Shojaian, Laurence Rasti, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women & Migration: Responses in Art & History

a book conversation with Kalia Nelson, Ellyn Toscano, & Deborah Willis Kalia Nelson, African American & African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University Ellyn Toscano, Programming, Patnerships, & Community Engagement, New York University in Brooklyn Deborah Willis, Photography & Imaging, New York University Join us for lively presentations and conversation from some of the dynamic editors and […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]