November 17: Youth Hostelling with Vaginal Davis

Youth Hostelling with Vaginal Davis with special guest Susanne Sachsse & moderated by Tavia Nyong’o November 17, Tuesday 7 to 8:30 pm Vaginal Davis, performer, artist Susanne Sachsse, performer, artist Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University This performative interview with artists Vaginal Davis and Susanne Sachsse is timed to coincide with Vaginal Davis’s staging of The […]

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 […]

Sept 24: Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body

Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body a lecture by Lois Lorentzen September 24, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Lois Lorentzen, Theology & Religious Studies and the Center for Latino/a Studies in the Americas, University of San Francisco The U.S./Mexico border is the most militarized border in the world between two […]

April 17: Somatic Experiments, Clinical Encounters: In the Consulting Room with Testo Junkie

Somatic Experiments, Clinical Encounters: In the Consulting Room with Testo Junkie a forum with Kirsten Lentz, Carolyn Stack, & Jamieson Webster, a response by Paul B. Preciado, and moderated by Muriel Dimen April 17, Friday 5 to 7 pm PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE BELOW Kirsten Lentz, Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, New York University, psychoanalyst […]

March 5: Mosquita y Mari film screening & discussion

Mosquita y Mari (2012, 85 min., Dir: Aurora Guerrero) a screening & discussion with Emily Cohen & Aurora Guerrero March 5, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Aurora Guerrero, filmmaker Emily Cohen, anthropologist & filmmaker A coming of age story focusing on a tender friendship between two young Chicanas. Film trailer here. Kimmel Center for University Life […]

Dec 5: Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth

Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth a forum with Ken Corbett & Gayle M. Salamon December 5, Friday 5 to 7 pm Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, New York University Gayle M. Salamon, English, Princeton University In February 2008, Larry King, a 15-year-old gender nonconforming teenager […]

October 14: TAKING OFFENSE: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment

Taking Offense: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Jack Halberstam, Tavia Nyong’o, Ann Pellegrini, Avgi Saketopoulou, & Karen Shimakawa October 14, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:15 Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Jack Halberstam, American Studies & Ethnicity, Gender Studies, Comparative Literature, and English, USC Dornsife […]

Sept 25: Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National & Institutional Boundaries

Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National & Institutional Boundaries a forum with Tey Meadow & Afsaneh Najmabadi Thursday, September 25 6:30 to 8 pm Tey Meadow, Sociology and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality, Harvard University Afsaneh Najmabadi, History and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality, Harvard University In this interdisciplinary conversation, Tey Meadow and […]

April 24: Religious Freedom “versus” Equal Rights? Emerging Dilemmas in Law and Policy Across the Americas: Gender, Sexuality, Religion

Religious Freedom “versus” Equal Rights? Emerging Dilemmas in Law and Policy Across the Americas: Gender, Sexuality, Religion a forum with Lori G. Beaman, Benjamin Berger, Katherine M. Franke, Marco Huaco, Louise Melling, Julieta Lemaitre Ripoll, Pam Spees, Nelson Tebbe, Juan Marco Vaggione, Rev. Winnie Varghese–and more Thursday, April 24 2 to 6 pm For a preview […]

April 1: Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre

Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre a lecture by P.A. Skantze Tuesday, April 1 6:30 to 8 pm P.A. Skantze, Performance Practices, University of Roehampton, and CSGS Global Visiting Scholar This lecture, born of P.A. Skantze’s project The Flaneur at Her Devotions, makes use of a new methodology Skantze has been experimenting with: lyric theory, […]