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). […]

New Directions in Trans of Color Scholarship

a roundtable with Jian Neo Chen, madison moore, & Dora Santana, moderated by Hentyle Yapp Jian Neo Chen, Women’s,Gender, & Sexuality Studies and English, Ohio State University madison moore, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University Dora Santana, Gender Studies, John Jay College, CUNY Hentyle Yapp, Art & Public Policy, New York University Trans […]

Facing “Comfort Women”: Representations and Reckonings

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, NYU Department of Performance Studies, NYU Department of East Asian Studies, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. REGISTRATION REQUIRED This panel brings in conversation […]

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 […]

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, […]

Nov 17: ALL THE WEIGHT OF OUR DREAMS: On Living Racialized Autism

All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism a lecture by & book celebration with Lydia X. Z. Brown November 17, Friday 4 to 6 pm Lydia X. Z. Brown, Visiting Lecturer, Tufts University Lydia X. Z. Brown is a gender/queer and transracially/transnationally adopted East Asian autistic activist, writer, and speaker who disrupts institutional complacency […]

Sept 26: PISSED

Pissed a panel & conversation with Cassils, Jack Halberstam, Titus Kaphar, Joel Sanders, & Chase Strangio September 26, Tuesday 7 to 9 pm Announcing PISSED, a panel and conversation about art, architecture and legal action as tactics for promoting inclusivity. Held in conjunction with Cassils solo show, Monumental, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, the presenters use […]

March 31 :: RECORDING ANGELS: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire

Recording Angels: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire a conversation among journalists, writers, & scholars with Jade E. Davis, Eric Fair, & Liat Katz, and moderated by Patrick Blanchfield March 31, Friday 6 to 8 pm “Recording Angels” is an interdisciplinary conversation about the ethics and challenges of working with trauma […]


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 […]

Nov 15 :: QUEER/ANIMAL/THEORY: Psychoanalysis & Subjectivity

Queer/Animal/Theory: Psychoanalysis & Subjectivity a lecture by Carla Freccero November 15, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 pm Carla Freccero, Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz Both animal studies and queer theory share theoretical inheritances, even as they diverge in some of their philosophical and political commitments. This talk assesses the (non-exclusive) reciprocal impact of animal studies and queer […]