December 13: Depression: A Public Feeling

a talk by Ann Cvetkovich December 13, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Ann Cvetkovich, English, University of Texas at Austin Introduction by Cristina Beltrán, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University In Depression: A Public Feeling, Ann Cvetkovich combines memoir and critical essay in […]

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, […]

Cabaret of Confusion: Political Performance and the Work of Variety

a lunch talk with T.L. Cowan February 8, Wednesday 12:30 to 1:45 pm T.L. Cowan, Women’s and Gender Studies and English, University of Saskatchewan; Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, New York University The cabaret—or, more broadly, the variety show—is arguably the most open and resilient form of live expressive culture […]

Egyptian activist and author Dr. Nawal El Saadawi @ NYU March 22 & 24

March 22nd and March 24th Fresh from the revolution in Tahrir Square, Dr. El Saadawi will discuss the current political developments in Egypt and her life as a writer, physician, feminist, and human rights activist. Creativity, Dissidence & Women: A Multidisciplinary Conference Tuesday, March 22, 2011 6:00-9:00 p.m. Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South Eisner/Lubin […]

Feminist Autobiographical Fictions: Performing the Self on Stage & On the Page

FEMINIST AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FICTIONS: PERFORMING THE SELF ON STAGE AND ON THE PAGE a book talk with Barbara Browning, Linda Schlossberg, & Alina Troyano (aka Carmelita Tropicana) February 22, Tuesday 7 to 8:30 pm Barbara Browning, Performance Studies, NYU author of The Correspondence Artist Linda Schlossberg, Women, Gender and Sexuality, Harvard University author of Life in […]

Where is Ana Mendieta? 25 Years Later: An Exhibition and Symposium

WHERE IS ANA MENDIETA? ¿DÓNDE ESTA ANA MENDIETA? 25 Years Later: An Exhibition and Symposium READ THE REVIEW! “Where is Ana Mendieta?”: A Revisitation of the Artist’s Life and Work For more information, click here. Non-NYU affiliates please RSVP to PSLectures@gmail.com September 8, 2010 marks 25 years since artist Ana Mendieta’s fatal fall, naked, from […]

In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s — October 8-10 2010

In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s Fall Festival October 8th 2010 – October 10th 2010 The 1970s was a period of intense excitement, change, activism, and activity for lesbians. As lesbian feminism redefined what qualified as a “political issue” and challenged every assumption about gender, race, class, ability, sexuality, and […]

Women & Power 2010: Our Time to Lead conference

Women & Power 2010: Our Time to Lead September 24–26, 2010 Join hundreds of women for a weekend of celebration and conversation guaranteed to wake up your inner leader and leave you brimming with renewed purpose. Omega’s annual Women & Power conference is one of the most celebrated women’s gatherings in the world, unique in […]

Bettina Aptheker @ NYU: Queering the History of the American Left: Who "Counts" as Radical?

February 4th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM 20 Cooper Square, 4th Fl Presented by the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Spring 2009 SCA SPEAKER SERIES Bettina Aptheker is Professor of Feminist Studies at UCLA and Spring 2010 Visiting Scholar, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU This presentation is based on a […]

Between Psychoanalysis & Affect: A Public Feelings Project

A roundtable discussion with contributors. November 19, Thursday 7:30 PM NYU 721 Broadway Riese Student Lounge Featuring: José Esteban Muñoz, Ann Pellegrini, Lisa Duggan, Patricia Clough, John Andrews, and Janet Jakobsen. Presented by Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory and the NYU Department of Performance Studies