April 11-13: Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies

Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies a conference with keynotes by Fred Moten and Sianne Ngai Friday through Sunday, April 11-13 To live labor is to negotiate the extended processes of reproducing ourselves and others. To live labor is to engage the material conditions that traverse personhood and thinghood. To live labor is to attend […]

April 19: Cripistemologies: a Disability Studies mini-conference

[click on image for larger PDF] [image on poster courtesy of Sunaura Taylor, “Lobster Girl”, oil paint on digital print on paper, 5.5′ x 3.5′ (66″ x 42″), 2011] The Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality at New York University presents Cripistemologies a disability studies mini-conference with Patrick Anderson, Toby Beauchamp, Mel Chen, Christina […]

Show & Prove: The Tensions, Contradictions, & Possibilities of Hip Hop Studies in Practice

a two-day conference March 30, Friday 5 to 7 pm March 31, Saturday 8:30 am to 8 pm For more information, please email cmep(at)nyu.edu. Registration for the conference must be completed by filling out this FORM. For full schedule, click here. Show and Prove 2012 (S&P 2012) provides an opportunity for a community of scholars, […]

Sex, Empire, and Literature in the Anglo-American World, 1700-2020: Henry Abelove and “The Gay Science”

a two-day conference with Henry Abelove, Rebecca Connor, Jasper Cragwall, Douglas Crimp, Lisa Duggan, Phil Harper, Neville Hoad, Allan Isaac, Janet Jakobsen, Michael Lucey, Steven Maynard, Tavia Nyong’o, Claire Potter, Daniel Rosenberg, Michael Roth, Todd Shepard, Marc Stein, Michael Trask, and Dorothy Wang February 16 & 17, Thursday & Friday For more information: abelove.wordpress.com Thursday, […]

masculinity, complex: Two-Day Symposium

MASCULINITY, COMPLEX a two-day symposium with Jessica Benjamin, Justin Vivian Bond, Judith Butler, Anne Cheng, Nancy Chodorow, Ken Corbett, Muriel Dimen, Jan Gaboury, Katie Gentile, Virginia Goldner, Francisco Gonzalez, Adrienne Harris, Ben Kafka, Tony Kushner, Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Joe Rollins, Eyal Rozmarin, Avgi Saketopoulou, Gayle Salamon, Dean Spade, Warren Spielberg, Brett Stoudt October 21 and 22, […]

REVIEW: New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy

New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy New York University, 29 April 2011 New Majorities II had a double task: First, the day-long forum continued an initiative launched at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW), and co-conceived by CSW director Kathleen McHugh […]

New Majorities II: The Multiple Futures of Gender and Sexuality Studies

The NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) have undertaken a joint project to address the challenges currently facing the fields of gender and sexuality studies, women’s studies, LGBT studies, ethnic studies, and postcolonial studies. April 29, Friday READ THE REVIEW! New […]

Beyond Don Juan: Rethinking Iberian Masculinities

BEYOND DON JUAN: RETHINKING IBERIAN MASCULINITIES March 31 & April 1, Thursday & Friday click here for pdf of program with all times and location for more information, please visit the Catalan Center website or click here for a pdf of the full program schedule. Organized by NYU’s Catalan Center. Keynote speaker: Josep-Anton Fernàndez-Montolí, Universitat […]

New Majorities, Shifting Priorities: difference & demographics in the 21st century

NEW MAJORITIES, SHIFTING PRIORITIES difference and demographics in the 21st century university March 4, Friday all day for more information and schedule, please visit http://www.csw.ucla.edu/events/new-majorities-shifting-priorities participants include Laura Briggs, Lisa Duggan, Rod Ferguson, Inderpal Grewal, Laura Kang, Kathleen McHugh, Angela Riley, Sarita See, Jenny Sharpe, Sandra Soto, and Kathryn Bond Stockton University of California, Los […]

James Baldwin's Global Imagination: a multi-site conference event

JAMES BALDWIN’S GLOBAL IMAGINATION a multi-site conference event February 17 to 20, Thursday to Sunday various times Contact baldwinconference@gmail.com for information For conference schedule, locations and other details, click HERE (pdf format). Staged in the context of global economic insecurity, a planet gripped by the ravages of war and climate change, ever-increasing gaps in wealth, […]