April 20 :: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization […]

April 20: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization […]

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 & […]

December 3: Transgender & Orthodox: Life Stories at the Intersection of Gender & Religion

Transgender & Orthodox: Life Stories at the Intersection of Gender and Religion a lecture by Oriol Poveda December 3, Thursday 5 to 6:30 pm Oriol Poveda, PhD candidate, Theology and Uppsala Religion & Research Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden B​ased on interviews and observations in Israel and North America among transgender Jews with Orthodox backgrounds, both […]

February 10: Half-Sisters, Radical Queens, Lesbian Separatists, & Non-Men: Second Wave Trans Feminism

Half-Sisters, Radical Queens, Lesbian Separatists, & Non-Men: Second Wave Trans Feminism a lecture by Emma Heaney February 10, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 pm Emma Heaney, Draper Program, New York University Respondent: Margaux L. Kristjansson, Anthropology, Columbia University This talk moves off from archival documents of trans feminist political thought and struggle in the 1970s to […]

Dec 5: Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth

Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth a forum with Ken Corbett & Gayle M. Salamon December 5, Friday 5 to 7 pm Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, New York University Gayle M. Salamon, English, Princeton University In February 2008, Larry King, a 15-year-old gender nonconforming teenager […]

October 14: TAKING OFFENSE: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment

Taking Offense: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Jack Halberstam, Tavia Nyong’o, Ann Pellegrini, Avgi Saketopoulou, & Karen Shimakawa October 14, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:15 Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Jack Halberstam, American Studies & Ethnicity, Gender Studies, Comparative Literature, and English, USC Dornsife […]

Sept 25: Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National & Institutional Boundaries

Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National & Institutional Boundaries a forum with Tey Meadow & Afsaneh Najmabadi Thursday, September 25 6:30 to 8 pm Tey Meadow, Sociology and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality, Harvard University Afsaneh Najmabadi, History and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality, Harvard University In this interdisciplinary conversation, Tey Meadow and […]

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 […]