April 9: Queer Africa with Desiree Lewis and Keguro Macharia

Queer Africa the third in the series Globally Queer? — a talk with Desiree Lewis, Keguro Macharia, & Tavia Nyong’o Tuesday, April 9 6 to 8 pm Department of Social & Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Desiree Lewis, Women and Gender Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa “Scripting Sexualities in Post-Apartheid […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Fetishism of Colonial Commodities and the Intimacies of Four Continents

a lecture by Lisa Lowe April 5, Thursday (rescheduled from March 22) 4 to 6 pm Lisa Lowe, Comparative Literature, UC San Diego This lecture revisits Marx’s fetishism of commodities and nineteenth-century liberal policies of “free trade” in relation to products (like tea, sugar, cottons, and opium) that expressed the colonial and imperial relations between […]

(M)Other Seacole's Wonderful Adventures: Claiming the English Family in the Crimea

(M)OTHER SEACOLE’S WONDERFUL ADVENTURES: CLAIMING THE ENGLISH FAMILY IN THE CRIMEA a Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Elahe Haschemi Yekani April 4, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Elahe Haschemi Yekani, English and American Studies, Humboldt University Berlin Situated at the interdisciplinary intersections of literary and cultural studies combining approaches from gender studies, postcolonial and queer […]

Feminism/s Without Borders?: Perspectives from France & the U.S.

October 16, Friday 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM La Maison Française 16 Washington Mews between 8th Street and Washington Square North A symposium co-organized with the Institute of French Studies, NYU Made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, USA, and the Centre Pompidou, Paris This symposium will put scholars […]