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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 10: Body Undone: A Salon in Honor of Christina Crosby

Body Undone: A Salon in Honor of Christina Crosby a conversation with Christina Crosby, Lisa Cohen, Leigh Gilmore, Laura Grappo, Maggie Nelson, Gayle Pemberton, & Gayle Salamon March 10, Tuesday 6:30 pm Video of the panel is available at https://vimeo.com/122269087 “Body Undone” focuses on Christina Crosby’s forthcoming memoir of living with disability Body Undone: Living on […]