March 29 :: VIBRATOR NATION: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure

Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure a book talk with Lynn Comella, in conversation with Julie Scelfo March 29, Thursday 7 to 8 pm Lynn Comella, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas In the 1970s a group of pioneering feminist entrepreneurs launched a movement that ultimately changed […]

May 4 :: WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES THE DIGITAL MAKE: Critical Encounters at the Edges of Psychoanalysis & Technology

What Difference Does the Digital Make? Critical Encounters at the Edges of Psychoanalysis & Technology a panel discussion with Patricia Clough, Stephen Hartman, & Fred Moten May 4, Friday 4 to 6 pm Patricia Clough, Psychoanalyst, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy Stephen Hartman, Psychoanalyst, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California Fred Moten, Professor, Department of Performance Studies, […]

Nov 5: Intersections, Interventions, & the Homoerotics of Orientalism

Intersections, Interventions, & the Homoerotics of Orientalism a lecture by Joseph Boone THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Joseph Boone, English, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, USC Dornsife One of the largely untold stories of Orientalism is the degree to which the Middle East has been associated with ‘deviant’ male homosexuality […]

Oct 30 & 31: The Telephone Book @ 25 symposium

click image for larger version The Telephone Book @ 25 a two-day symposium with Emanuela Bianchi, Patricia Clough, Hent de Vries, Ben Kafka, Kyoo Lee, Thomas Y. Levin, Lydia Liu, Mariano López Seoane, Elissa Marder, Fred Moten, Ann Pellegrini, Antje Pfannkuchen, Ethan Philbrick, Willis G. Regier, Nimrod Reitman, Avital Ronell, Chadwick Smith, Elizabeth Weed, Shari Wolk, & […]

April 19: Cripistemologies: a Disability Studies mini-conference

[click on image for larger PDF] [image on poster courtesy of Sunaura Taylor, “Lobster Girl”, oil paint on digital print on paper, 5.5′ x 3.5′ (66″ x 42″), 2011] The Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality at New York University presents Cripistemologies a disability studies mini-conference with Patrick Anderson, Toby Beauchamp, Mel Chen, Christina […]

February 15: The Moment of Practice: Embodying Psychoanalysis Between Consulting Room and Seminar Room

The Moment of Practice: Embodying Psychoanalysis Between Consulting Room and Seminar Room a panel discussion Friday, February 15 4 to 6 pm 19 University Place, Room 102, 1st Floor Speakers: Tracy Simon, Stephen Hartman, and André Lepecki Moderator: Muriel Dimen “The Moment of Practice” is the 4th public event co-sponsored by NYU’s Center for the […]

Nov 29: "Legalizing Eroticism": Masochism, Pleasure, and Queer Spectatorship in Mexican ‘Rumbera’ Films (1940s-1950s)

a talk by Laura G. Gutiérrez November 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Laura G. Gutiérrez, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona This presentation examines a number of cinematic texts that belong to a corpus of films from the so-called Golden-Age of Mexican cinema […]

The Multiple Futures of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: The Sequel

a panel discussion with Kandice Chuh, Lisa Duggan, Ann Pellegrini, Sarita Echavez See, & Alexandra Vazquez March 7, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm Kandice Chuh, English, Graduate Center, City University of New York Lisa Duggan, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Religious Studies, New York University Sarita Echavez See, […]

REVIEW: New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy

New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy New York University, 29 April 2011 New Majorities II had a double task: First, the day-long forum continued an initiative launched at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW), and co-conceived by CSW director Kathleen McHugh […]

New Majorities II: The Multiple Futures of Gender and Sexuality Studies

The NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) have undertaken a joint project to address the challenges currently facing the fields of gender and sexuality studies, women’s studies, LGBT studies, ethnic studies, and postcolonial studies. April 29, Friday READ THE REVIEW! New […]