Colonialism, Sex, Disease

a conversation with Sadia Abbas, Charu Gupta, & Nayan Shah Register for this free online event here. This webinar marks the second session of a new webinar series, Theory and Practice: Transnational Conversations on Gender and Sexuality: a collaboration between CSGS and the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University (New Delhi). […]

March 22 :: THE RISE OF THE GLOBAL RIGHT: Feminist/Queer Critiques

The Rise of the Global Right: Feminist/Queer Critiques a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Masha Gessen, Svati Shah, & Neferti Tadiar March 22, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm PLEASE register here. PLEASE bring photo ID for entry. *please note time change. Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Masha Gessen, Staff Writer, The New Yorker Svati Shah, […]

April 11 :: South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump a roundtable featuring D’Lo, Swati Khurana, Rajiv Menon, Mallika Rao, & Imran Siddiquee April 11, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm ** SEATING IS ON A FIRST-COME BASIS. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM ** D’Lo, actor, writer, comedian Swati Khurana, artist, writer Rajiv Menon, Visiting Scholar, Center for […]

May 4 :: WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES THE DIGITAL MAKE: Critical Encounters at the Edges of Psychoanalysis & Technology

What Difference Does the Digital Make? Critical Encounters at the Edges of Psychoanalysis & Technology a panel discussion with Patricia Clough, Stephen Hartman, & Fred Moten May 4, Friday 4 to 6 pm Patricia Clough, Psychoanalyst, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy Stephen Hartman, Psychoanalyst, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California Fred Moten, Professor, Department of Performance Studies, […]

Feb 15 :: THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now

The Next American Revolution: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now a series launch with Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Jack Halberstam, & LaMonda Horton-StallingsFebruary 15, Thursday6 to 8 pmLisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York UniversityRoderick Ferguson, African American Studies, University of Illinois at ChicagoJack Halberstam, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia UniversityLaMonda Horton-Stallings, Women’s Studies, […]

March 9: CSGS Website Launch Party for Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song

CSGS Website Launch Party for Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song with music videos & live performance by Kay Turner & The Pages (Viva DeConcini & Mary Feaster) March 9, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Join CSGS and performers Kay Turner, Viva DeConcini, and Mary Feaster as we celebrate this homecoming–or homo-coming–of the Otherwise project.  Otherwise transforms “academic” studies of queer […]

Feb 21: THE SEXUAL POLITICS OF MEAT

The Sexual Politics of Meat a lecture by Carol J. Adams February 21, Tuesday 6 to 8:30 pm Carol J. Adams, writer & activist In this multi-media lecture and discussion, author and activist Carol J. Adams discusses the animalizing of women in contemporary cultural images and the sexualizing of animals used for food.  Adams is the […]

Oct 13: TRANS CAPABLE: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being a lecture by C. Riley Snorton October 13, Thursday 6 to 7:30 pm C. Riley Snorton, Africana Studies, Cornell University Flesh provides one route into the proverbial question of how matter matters, and Hortense Spillers’ notion of “female flesh ungendered” guides Snorton’s analysis of sex and gender as racial arrangements, […]

March 25: Beyond Normal: The Fantasy Bodies of National Culture

Beyond Normal: The Fantasy Bodies of National Culture a panel with andrè carrington, Julie Elman, & Ramzi Fawaz March 25, Friday 10 am to 5 pm andrè carrington, English & Philosophy, Drexel University and author of Speculative Blackness Julie Elman, Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Missouri and author of Chronic Youth Ramzi Fawaz, English, University of […]

October 29: Sexy Motherf**ker: Queering Incest & the Mother

Sexy Motherf**ker: Queering Incest & the Mother a lecture by Amber Jamilla Musser October 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm Amber Jamilla Musser, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Washington University If homosexuality is the love that dare not speak its name, this talk argues that incest, in the form of taboo and metaphor, offers a plethora […]