The Woman with Worn-out Shoes: Gender and Homelessness in the Great Depression

A lecture by ELAINE ABELSON Associate Professor of History and Urban Studies, Eugene Lang College; Senior Lecturer in History Studies, NSSR November 11, Wednesday 4 to 6 PM Presented by The New School Gender Studies Program Fall 2009 Lecture Series 80 Fifth Avenue at 14th St., Room 802 This event is free and open to […]

Wayward Lives and the Motion of History

A Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Saidiya Hartman Presented by the Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Humanities Initiative at New York University 29 October, 5:30pm Humanities Initiative 20 Cooper Square Fifth floor More Information: nd35@nyu.edu Saidiya Hartman is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies at Columbia University. She received […]

Martin Wong: Exploration in Race and Masculinity in Graffiti Culture

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 6 to 8 PM Presented by the A/P/A Institute at NYU A/P/A Institute at NYU 41-51 East 11th Street 7th Floor Gallery between University Place and Broadway Free and open to the public. RSVP by Friday, October 30 — Online, via email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu, or call 212-992-9653. Panelists: Lady Pink Sharp Yasmin […]

Downtown Now: Jibz Cameron & K8 Hardy @ NYU

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 7-8:30PM NYU’s Department of Performance Studies presents the first event in this year’s Performance Studies Lecture Forum Jibz Cameron is a musician and performance artist, known for her one-woman performance persona Dynasty Handbag. She is currently a visiting lecturer in Performance Studies. K8 Hardy is a video and performance artist and is […]

Before Sex: One Day Conference at Rutgers University

October 23, 2009 8:30 AM to 6 PM Teleconference Room 4th floor of Alexander Library 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Until recently we’ve thought of the modern sex/gender system and homosexual identity as socio-intellectual developments of the later nineteenth century. But over the past three decades, evidence and arguments have accumulated to suggest […]