Trans* Bodies & Cultures

a conversation with Sayan Bhattacharya, Anindya Hajra, & C. Riley Snorton; moderated by Gayatri Gopinath ‘Trans*’ as a prefix suggests movement and boundary-crossing. Most productively, it has also come to denote the mobility and transitions across genders and sexualities. How can we think about trans-ness trans-nationally and trans-culturally? This panel will focus on multiple ways of thinking about cross-border […]

Thinking #MeToo Transnationally: Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Morocco, Taiwan

a roundtable with Zineb Belmkaddem, Mona Eltahawy, Tejaswini Niranjana, Kyla Pasha, & Sarah Suhail, moderated by Fawzia Afzal-Khan & Gayatri Gopinath Zineb Belmkaddem, activist Mona Eltahawy, author & activist Tejaswini Niranjana, Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Kyla Pasha, The Feminist Collective, Pakistan Sarah Suhail, The Feminist Collective, Pakistan What does #MeToo look like beyond […]

November 15: UNRULY VISIONS: THE AESTHETIC PRACTICES OF QUEER DIASPORA

a book launch & roundtable with Licia Fiol-Matta, Gayatri Gopinath, Lisa Lowe, Ritty Lukose, Manijeh Moradian, & Tavia Nyong’o November 15, Thursday, 6 to 8 pm PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION:  Jurow Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, 1st floor Licia Fiol-Matta, Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Literatures, New York University Gayatri Gopinath, Social & […]

October 11: SEXUAL POLITICS IN A TRANSNATIONAL FRAME

a roundtable with Sa’ed Atshan, Sara Mourad, Jyoti Puri, & Evren Savci October 11, Thursday, 6 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Sa’ed Atshan, Peace & Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College Sara Mourad, Media Studies, American University in Beirut Jyoti Puri, Sociology, Simmons College Evren Savci, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University Taxonomies […]

September 11: OTHER FEMINISMS: FOUR INDIAN WOMEN ARTISTS

a lecture by Gayatri Sinha September 11, Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 pm Institute of Fine Arts, 1 East 78th Street Gayatri Sinha, art editor, critic & curator RSVP here. Beginning in 1985, Nalini Malani, Nilima Sheikh, Arpita Singh and Madhvi Parekh organized exhibitions of their work in Bhopal, Bombay and Delhi, designing their own installations […]

Feb 24 :: CONTESTED MEMORIES: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka

Contested Memories: Gender, Violence, & Extremism in Sri Lanka a panel with Fatima Cadre, Nimmi Gowrinathan, & Sujith Xavier, as part of the 10th annual Global South Asia Conference (Feb 23 & 24)Click here for full conference program.February 24, Saturday9 to 11 amFathima Cader, Law, University of WindsorNimmi Gowrinathan, Founder and Director, Politics of Sexual Violence InitiativeSujith Xavier, […]