Minor China: Book Launch & Roundtable

a virtual book launch and roundtable for the release of Professor Hentyle Yapp‘s new book, Minor China: Method, Materialisms, and the Aesthetic (Duke University Press, 2021), featuring Mel Chen (UC Berkeley), Petrus Liu (Boston University), & Jasbir Puar (Rutgers),  in conversation with the author Pre-registration is required. Duke University Press will be offering a 30% discount on […]

Black Futures

a book talk with Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham An archive of collective memory and exuberant testimony A luminous map to navigate an opaque and disorienting present An infinite geography of possible futures What does it mean to be Black and alive right now? Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have brought together this collection of […]

Golem Girl: A Memoir (Riva Lehrer, 2020)

a reading & conversation with authors/artists/disability activists Riva Lehrer & Sunaura Taylor Riva Lehrer’s memoir is a vivid portrait of her life, growing up disabled and Jewish, discovering her sexuality and her place as an artist in the emerging world of Disability Culture. Co-sponsors: ACLS Scholars & Society Program; Center for the Study of Gender […]

Oct 30: “You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People

“You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People a book salon with Ann Pellegrini & Michael Amico Wednesday, October 30 6 to 7:30 pm Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Religious Studies, New York University Michael Amico, Doctoral Candidate ABD, American Studies, Yale University “You Can Tell Just By […]