Terrifying Drag

a conversation with Faluda Islam & LaWhore Vagistan RSVP: apa.nyu.edu/events This conversation brings together two fabulous US-based South Asian drag queens, Faluda Islam and LaWhore Vagistan, to discuss a broad array of topics connected to the aesthetics of their practices. Specifically: pastiche as a mode of re-making the world; death as well as conviviality as […]

Sept 19: A New Queer Agenda: launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online

a launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online September 19, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm Location: NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th floor A New Queer Agenda, a special double issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online (issue 10.1-10.2, Fall 2011/Spring 2012 guest edited by Joseph N. DeFilippis, Lisa Duggan, […]

Assume Nothing by Rebecca Swan

Assume Nothing by Rebecca Swan Multi Media Performance Event Acclaimed mixed media artist Rebecca Swan from Aotearoa / New Zealand is in New York to launch Assume Nothing – a searingly beautiful book celebrating gender diversity. This work has been aptly described by Art News New Zealand as: “Touchingly intimate yet powerful no holds barred […]

Queers, Gringos, and Other Deviants: New Films from Mexico

Filmmaker Greg Berger, longtime resident of Mexico and professor at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, presents cutting edge new films from Mexico in Queers, Gringos, and Other Deviants. September 14, Tuesday 6 PM NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor NYC The legalization of same-sex marriage in Mexico […]

Sexed Asian Machines: On the Communicability of Multimedia

A Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Jian Chen September 20, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Jian Chen, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, NYU Prior to the multimedia convergence initiated by mass digitalization, documentary and pornographic film/video offered the experiences of communicability and interactivity now attributed to “post-cinematic” multimedia. Pornography and documentary are arguably anti-cinematic forms […]