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 […]

Psychoanalysis Without Borders

a panel discussion with Rana Nashashibi, Yun Pang, & Andrea Recarte; moderated by Lara Sheehi This panel will platform three clinicians from across the globe and take up ideas of where psychoanalysis lives and is practiced, despite ideological or physical borders/barriers. The panelists will each share their own experiences and reflect on their geopolitical positionality […]

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 […]

April 4 & 5: SEXUALITY & BORDERS SYMPOSIUM

a two-day symposium with keynotes by Radha Hegde, Miriam Ticktin, & Alyosxa Tudor April 4 & 5, Thursday & Friday, 9:30 am to 8 pm MCC, 239 Greene Street, 8th floor More info here How do sexuality and borders intersect? What role does sexuality play in the production, maintenance and disruption of contemporary border regimes? […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feb 27: Queer Canada

Queer Canada part of the Globally Queer? series a lecture by Rinaldo Walcott with discussant Tavia Nyong’o Thursday, February 27 6:30 to 8 pm Rinaldo Walcott, Sociology and Equity Studies, University of Toronto Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University The final installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series features the pioneering, interdisciplinary scholar of […]

POSTPONED: Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National and Institutional Boundaries

Transgender/Transnational: Mapping Transgender Subjectivity Across National and Institutional Boundaries The second installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series — a talk with Tey Meadow & Afsaneh Najmabadi THIS PANEL DISCUSSION HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE FOR THE SPRING 2014 SEMESTER.  MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Tey Meadow, Sociology, Princeton University Afsaneh […]

Feb 28: Killing Me Softly with Your Rights: Iranian Transgender Refugees and the Politics of Death

Killing Me Softly with Your Rights: Iranian Transgender Refugees and the Politics of Death a talk by Sima Shakhsari Thursday, February 28 12:30 to 2 pm Department of Social & Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Sima Shakhsari, Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley College Co-sponsored by the NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, and […]