Colonialism, Sex, Disease

a conversation with Sadia Abbas, Charu Gupta, & Nayan Shah; moderated by Gayatri Gopinath 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 […]

How to Have Sex in a Pandemic: Intimacy, Disease, & the Politics of Vulnerability

a roundtable discussion with Kenyon Farrow, Amber Musser, Juana Maria Rodriguez, & Dean Spade; moderated by Chandan Reddy CART captioning services will be provided. This panel brings together queer/feminist scholars and activists to consider how the spread of COVID-19 – like prior pandemics – has impacted and disorganized our understandings of the body, the boundaries […]


Experiments in Sex a panel discussion with Barbara Browning, Pablo Assumpção B Costa, & André Lepecki February 15, Wednesday 7 to 8:30 pm Barbara Browning, Performance Studies, New York University Pablo Assumpção B Costa, Global Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, New York University André Lepecki, Performance Studies, New York University This panel […]

Sept 24: Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body

Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, & the Migrant Body a lecture by Lois Lorentzen September 24, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Lois Lorentzen, Theology & Religious Studies and the Center for Latino/a Studies in the Americas, University of San Francisco The U.S./Mexico border is the most militarized border in the world between two […]

Oct 15: Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era

Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era a roundtable discussion with Beatriz Preciado, and José Muñoz & Avital Ronell Tuesday, October 15 6:30 to 8 pm Beatriz Preciado, History of the Body, Gender Theory, and History of Performance, University of Paris 8 José Muñoz, Performance Studies, New York University Avital Ronell, Comparative […]

Framing Responsibility: HIV and the Performativity of the Law

a brown bag lunch talk with Kane Race November 11, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Kane Race, Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, and CSGS Visiting Scholar How can we register the participation of a range of elements, extending beyond the human subject, in the production of HIV events and drug effects? In the […]

Two Decades & Counting: Critical Reflections on "Intersectionality"

December 1, Tuesday 4 to 6:30 PM SCA Gallery Space 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Bowery @ East 5th Street A roundtable discussion with: Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, UCLA Law Lisa Duggan, Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU Chandan Reddy, University of Washington Karen Shimakawa, Performance Studies, NYU This forum commemorates the 20th anniversary of the enunciation […]

Before Sex: One Day Conference at Rutgers University

October 23, 2009 8:30 AM to 6 PM Teleconference Room 4th floor of Alexander Library 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Until recently we’ve thought of the modern sex/gender system and homosexual identity as socio-intellectual developments of the later nineteenth century. But over the past three decades, evidence and arguments have accumulated to suggest […]