CANCELED: Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, and Politics

Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, and Politics a lecture by Laura Briggs THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE SEMESTER.  OUR APOLOGIES. Laura Briggs, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst Prof. Laura Briggs is the Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies at UMass Amherst, […]

April 26: The Only White Woman in the Village

The Only White Woman in the Village a lunch talk with Leena-Maija Rossi Friday, April 26 12:30 to 1:45 pm Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 709 (please note room change) Leena-Maija Rossi, Gender Studies, University of Helsinki; Visual Culture, University of Turku; and CSGS Visiting Scholar Studies on […]

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 […]

CANCELLED: Obama, Neoliberalism, and the 2012 Election

a talk by Cathy J. Cohen THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Cathy J. Cohen, Political Science, University of Chicago On May 9, 2012 President Barack Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage. It was the first time a sitting president in the United States had made such a declaration. His […]

Sept 19: A New Queer Agenda: launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online

a launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online September 19, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm Location: NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th floor A New Queer Agenda, a special double issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online (issue 10.1-10.2, Fall 2011/Spring 2012 guest edited by Joseph N. DeFilippis, Lisa Duggan, […]

Desire for the Other: Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory in Conversation

a roundtable on the new book With Culture in Mind: Psychoanalytic Stories Read a review of this talk! November 4, Friday 4 to 6 pm 13-19 University Place (map) Lecture room 102 (please note room change) between 8th Street and Waverly Place Panelists include: contributing authors Orna Guralnik and Eyal Rozmarin Ben Kafka, Media & […]

James Baldwin's Global Imagination: a multi-site conference event

JAMES BALDWIN’S GLOBAL IMAGINATION a multi-site conference event February 17 to 20, Thursday to Sunday various times Contact baldwinconference@gmail.com for information For conference schedule, locations and other details, click HERE (pdf format). Staged in the context of global economic insecurity, a planet gripped by the ravages of war and climate change, ever-increasing gaps in wealth, […]

Race Does Gender: Braiding Cultural Theory & Clinical Psychoanalysis

RACE DOES GENDER: BRAIDING CULTURAL THEORY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOANALYSIS a clinical case study presented by Avgi Saketopoulou with commentary by Tavia Nyong’o & Cleonie V. White February 15, Tuesday 8 to 10 pm Avgi Saketopoulou, Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, NYU Discussants: Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, NYU Cleonie V. White, William Alanson White Institute […]

Reading Lawrence King, Re-reading Rodney King: lecture by Gayle M. Salamon

READING LAWRENCE KING, RE-READING RODNEY KING a lecture by Gayle M. Salamon February 9, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm Gayle M. Salamon, English, Princeton This talk focuses on Lawrence King, the gender transgressive and gay 15-year-old who was shot to death by a classmate in his Oxnard, California middle school in 2008. Professor Salamon will […]