On Community Care: Documenting A/P/A Voices During COVID-19

An A/P/A Voices: Public Memory Project Event Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive, New York Center for Global Asia, NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, and Monument Lab. In Spring 2020, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU developed A/P/A Voices: A […]

Colonialism, Sex, Disease

a conversation with Sadia Abbas, Charu Gupta, & Nayan Shah Register for this free online event here. This webinar marks the second session of a new webinar series, Theory and Practice: Transnational Conversations on Gender and Sexuality: a collaboration between CSGS and the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University (New Delhi). […]

Terrifying Drag

a conversation with Faluda Islam & LaWhore Vagistan RSVP: apa.nyu.edu/events This conversation brings together two fabulous US-based South Asian drag queens, Faluda Islam and LaWhore Vagistan, to discuss a broad array of topics connected to the aesthetics of their practices. Specifically: pastiche as a mode of re-making the world; death as well as conviviality as […]

March 8: PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE BARRIOS: RACE, CLASS, & THE UNCONSCIOUS

PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE BARRIOS: RACE, CLASS, & THE UNCONSCIOUS a book launch & roundtable with Christopher Christian, Patricia Gherovici, & Carlos Padrón March 8, Friday, 5 to 7 pm 19 University Place, first floor, room 102 EVENT WILL ALSO BE LIVESTREAMED FROM THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE HERE. Since 2009, CSGS has collaborated each year with the journal Studies in […]

September 27: ZANELE MUHOLI: SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, HAIL THE DARK LIONESS

a book launch with Zanele Muholi, in conversation with Deborah Willis September 27, Thursday, 6:30 to 8 pm Silver Center, Jurow Hall, 100 Washington Square East, 1st floor Please RSVP to nyuiaaa-cbvc-events@nyu.edu or 212-998-IAAA (4222). Join Deborah Willis and Zanele Muholi in conversation to promote Muholi’s new book, Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness, at the Institute of African […]

April 19 :: I ❤️ (RACIST) NY: Envisioning Race in the Empire City

I ❤️ (Racist) NY: Envisioning Race in the Empire City a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series lecture by Jacqueline Nassy Brown April 19, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Jacqueline Nassy Brown, Anthropology, Hunter College, City University of New York In the fall of 2015, a professor of New York City history offered an introductory lecture on […]

April 23 :: INTRUSION: Domestic Violation & the Rise of the Carceral State

Intrusion: Domestic Violation & the Rise of the Carceral State a lecture by Sarah Haley April 23, Monday 6 to 8 pm Sarah Haley, Gender Studies, UCLA This talk will explore the role of mundane and ostentatious forms of carceral terror executed in black homes from the 1970s through the 1990s. It will examine the relationship […]

Feb 15 :: THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now

The Next American Revolution: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now a series launch with Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Jack Halberstam, & LaMonda Horton-StallingsFebruary 15, Thursday6 to 8 pmLisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York UniversityRoderick Ferguson, African American Studies, University of Illinois at ChicagoJack Halberstam, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia UniversityLaMonda Horton-Stallings, Women’s Studies, […]

Oct 19: FROM FIELD TO STAGE TO SCREEN: Aesthetic Methodologies in the Making of Sweet Tea

From Field to Stage to Screen: Aesthetic Methodologies in the Making of Sweet Tea a lecture by E. Patrick Johnson October 19, Thursday 12 to 1:30 pm E. Patrick Johnson, African American Studies, Northwestern University Drawing on his research on black queers of the South, Johnson will discuss how he adapted oral history narratives and field research […]

March 31 :: RECORDING ANGELS: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire

Recording Angels: Witnessing Trauma at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Class, & Empire a conversation among journalists, writers, & scholars with Jade E. Davis, Eric Fair, & Liat Katz, and moderated by Patrick Blanchfield March 31, Friday 6 to 8 pm “Recording Angels” is an interdisciplinary conversation about the ethics and challenges of working with trauma […]