April 21 :: Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: WANTON ESCAPES, A PRIMER ON FLIGHT, José Quiroga

Annual José E. Muñoz Memorial Lecture: Wanton Escapes, a Primer on Flight a lecture by José Quiroga April 21, Friday 5 to 6:30 pm José Quiroga, Spanish & Portuguese, Emory University On June 28, 1856, residents of Havana were called upon to witness yet another neighbor who had decided to get himself onto a balloon and fly. […]

February 7: Queer Cuba

Queer Cuba the second in the series Globally Queer? — a panel discussion with Jafari Allen, José Muñoz, & José Quiroga Thursday, February 7 6 to 8 pm Department of Social & Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Jafari Allen, Anthropology and African American Studies, Yale University “A Black/Queer Cuban: Here & There” José Quiroga, […]

Nov 29: "Legalizing Eroticism": Masochism, Pleasure, and Queer Spectatorship in Mexican ‘Rumbera’ Films (1940s-1950s)

a talk by Laura G. Gutiérrez November 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Laura G. Gutiérrez, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona This presentation examines a number of cinematic texts that belong to a corpus of films from the so-called Golden-Age of Mexican cinema […]

Mesoamerican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Women's Leadership in Defense of Territory

MESOAMERICAN BIODIVERSITY, GREEN IMPERIALISM, AND INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN DEFENSE OF TERRITORY Convened by CLACS; Latino Studies at NYU; Gender and Sexuality Studies at NYU; Center for Research on Women at Barnard University; PUEG at UNAM October 19, Wednesday 9:30 am to 6 p.m. Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor […]