Prince #1plus1plus1is3 Symposium

Join us for #1plus1plus1is3, a 3-day virtual symposium, celebrating Prince for 40 years of Controversy, 30 years of Diamonds & Pearls, and 20 years of The Rainbow Children, on 26-28 March 2021 (Fri-Sun)! We hope to see you there! IF you’ve been to a previous symposium, you know what to expect: knowledge, community, and a whole lot of […]

March 9: CSGS Website Launch Party for Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song

CSGS Website Launch Party for Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song with music videos & live performance by Kay Turner & The Pages (Viva DeConcini & Mary Feaster) March 9, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Join CSGS and performers Kay Turner, Viva DeConcini, and Mary Feaster as we celebrate this homecoming–or homo-coming–of the Otherwise project.  Otherwise transforms “academic” studies of queer […]

Oct 8: Life & Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980 to 1983

Life & Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980 to 1983 a one-day symposium featuring Tim Lawrence (University of East London), Bernie Gendron (music historian), Leonard Abrams (East Village Eye), Patti Astor (downtown actor, Fun Gallery, Wild Style), Johnny Dynell (Mudd Club, Pyramid, Danceteria, Area), Steven Harvey (New York Rocker), Danny Krivit (Roxy), Sal Principato (Liquid […]

April 24: OTHERWISE: Queer Theory into Song

Otherwise: Queer Theory into Song an evening of performance conceived by & featuring Kay Turner, Viva DeConcini, Mary Feaster, & many others April 24, Sunday 7 to 9 pm Tickets required — $15 each. Click here to purchase now! Conceived and curated by Ph.D. Professor Punk Rock Singer, President Of The American Folkloric Society, and General […]

Show & Prove: The Tensions, Contradictions, & Possibilities of Hip Hop Studies in Practice

a two-day conference March 30, Friday 5 to 7 pm March 31, Saturday 8:30 am to 8 pm For more information, please email cmep(at)nyu.edu. Registration for the conference must be completed by filling out this FORM. For full schedule, click here. Show and Prove 2012 (S&P 2012) provides an opportunity for a community of scholars, […]