SKIRBALL TV: Ai-jen Poo

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Hosted by NYU Skirball. Co-sponsored by the NYU Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives; NYU Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation; NYU Center for Humanities; NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; and NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. UPDATE: We […]

April 11-13: Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies

Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies a conference with keynotes by Fred Moten and Sianne Ngai Friday through Sunday, April 11-13 To live labor is to negotiate the extended processes of reproducing ourselves and others. To live labor is to engage the material conditions that traverse personhood and thinghood. To live labor is to attend […]

April 10: Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace

Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace a lecture by Margot Canaday Thursday, April 10 6:30 to 8 pm Margot Canaday, History, Princeton University While historians of sexuality have explored working class cultures, an assumption that workplaces were “straight spaces” in which queer people passed has limited inquiry into the […]

February 22: Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride: Gay Marriage, Affective Labor, and the Filipina “Mail Order Bride”

Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride: Gay Marriage, Affective Labor, and the Filipina “Mail Order Bride” a lunch talk with Gina Velasco Friday, February 22 12:30 to 1:45 pm Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 741 Gina Velasco, Women’s & Gender Studies, Keene State College, and CSGS Visiting […]

Spaces of Exception: Violence, Technology and the Transgressive Gendered Body in the Indian Call Center Industry

Radha Hegde Media, Culture and Communication NYU Steinhardt School of Education Dec 2, 2009 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Institute for Public Knowledge 20 Cooper Square 5th Floor Main Conference Room With India being drawn into global marketplace as the high-tech solution center for business problems and operations, new types of labor demands and work […]

Who Cares About Family? Patricia Hill Collins, Joan Williams, Rhacel Salazar Parrenas

Monday, November 16th 6:30 PM The Andrew W. Mellon Seminars in the Humanities at the CUNY Center for the Humanities Despite radical changes in family formations, domestic labor still remains raced, gendered, and otherwise devalued. This panel brings together experts from various fields to examine not only who cares about the family, but who does […]

Thirty Year Reflections on Women on the Line: Changes and Continuities in Women's Work

Miriam Glucksmann, author of Women on the Line Presented by the NYU the Center for the United States and the Cold War at the Tamiment Library; co-sponsored by the New York Labor History Association October 26, Monday 5 to 7 PM Comments by Linda Gordon, History, NYU The Tamiment Library Bobst Library 70 Washington Square […]