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 […]

Nov 4 :: PLEASURE PRINCIPLES: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, & the Belated Archive

Pleasure Principles: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, & the Belated Archive screenings & discussion with Erica Cho, Nguyen Tan Hoang, & Eve Oishi, and moderated by Gayatri Gopinath November 4, Friday 7 to 9 pm RSVP required. Click here to register. Curated by Leeroy Kang, A/P/A Institute Visiting Scholar As a historical, temporal, and aesthetic exploration into queer experimental Asian/Pacific cinema, this […]

Oct 13: TRANS CAPABLE: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being a lecture by C. Riley Snorton October 13, Thursday 6 to 7:30 pm C. Riley Snorton, Africana Studies, Cornell University Flesh provides one route into the proverbial question of how matter matters, and Hortense Spillers’ notion of “female flesh ungendered” guides Snorton’s analysis of sex and gender as racial arrangements, […]

March 23: KEN CORBETT: A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High

A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High a book release celebration for and with Ken Corbett March 23, Wednesday 7:30 to 9:30 pm Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, New York University Please join us to celebrate the publication of Ken Corbett’s new book: A Murder Over a Girl: Justice Gender, Junior High. Free & […]

March 25: Beyond Normal: The Fantasy Bodies of National Culture

Beyond Normal: The Fantasy Bodies of National Culture a panel with andrè carrington, Julie Elman, & Ramzi Fawaz March 25, Friday 10 am to 5 pm andrè carrington, English & Philosophy, Drexel University and author of Speculative Blackness Julie Elman, Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Missouri and author of Chronic Youth Ramzi Fawaz, English, University of […]

April 21: “I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations

“I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations a panel discussion with Reina Gossett, CeCe McDonald, & Dean Spade Monday, April 21 7:30 pm Event is free, but registration is REQUIRED — click here to register! For more information about this event, please contact the Barnard Center for […]

April 1: Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre

Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre a lecture by P.A. Skantze Tuesday, April 1 6:30 to 8 pm P.A. Skantze, Performance Practices, University of Roehampton, and CSGS Global Visiting Scholar This lecture, born of P.A. Skantze’s project The Flaneur at Her Devotions, makes use of a new methodology Skantze has been experimenting with: lyric theory, […]