The Scholar and Feminist Conference XXXV: FEMINISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Saturday, February 27, 2010 Presented by the Barnard Center for Research on Women Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY With keynote addresses by Majora Carter and Joni Seager Already among the most vulnerable populations worldwide, women and other marginalized groups have been the most acutely affected by the instabilities produced by climate change. Issues …

From Turbulence to Transformation

Presented by the National Council for Research on Women Wednesday, March 3, 2010 3 to 5 PM A SPECIAL EVENT WITH: Edith Cooper, Managing Director, Global Head of Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Letty Chiwara, Manager, UNIFEM Cross Regional Programmes (invited) Moderated by Jacki Zehner, Founding Partner, …

The Empty City: American Film and the Imagination of Disaster

Marianna Torgovnick at CUNY Presented by the CUNY Center for the Humanities Marianna Torgovnick is Professor of English at Duke University and Director of the Duke in New York Arts and Media Program each Fall and Summer. Torgovnick is the author of six books, including the acclaimed Gone Primitive, its sequel, Primitive Passions, and an …

Bettina Aptheker @ NYU: Queering the History of the American Left: Who "Counts" as Radical?

February 4th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM 20 Cooper Square, 4th Fl Presented by the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Spring 2009 SCA SPEAKER SERIES Bettina Aptheker is Professor of Feminist Studies at UCLA and Spring 2010 Visiting Scholar, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU This presentation is based on a …

Spaces of Exception: Violence, Technology and the Transgressive Gendered Body in the Indian Call Center Industry

Radha Hegde Media, Culture and Communication NYU Steinhardt School of Education Dec 2, 2009 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Institute for Public Knowledge 20 Cooper Square 5th Floor Main Conference Room With India being drawn into global marketplace as the high-tech solution center for business problems and operations, new types of labor demands and work …

Eric Hayot: Chinese Bodies, Their Parts, and Their Markets

19 November 2009 12:30 pm Room 471 20 Cooper Square (Bowery and East 5th) In the basement of the Yale University Medical Library are some eighty portraits that show patients of Dr. Peter Parker, the American founder of the first Western hospital in China. These portraits testify, first (or perhaps last) to the lives of …

Brooklyn-based choreographer Miguel Gutierrez

in conversation with NYU Performance Studies PhD student Jenn Joy Monday, November 16 7-8:30 PM NYU Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor NYU’s Department of Performance Studies presents the third event in this year’s Performance Studies Lecture Forum Miguel Gutierrez, an active figure in the New York scene for the past twelve years, …

Between Psychoanalysis & Affect: A Public Feelings Project

A roundtable discussion with contributors. November 19, Thursday 7:30 PM NYU 721 Broadway Riese Student Lounge Featuring: José Esteban Muñoz, Ann Pellegrini, Lisa Duggan, Patricia Clough, John Andrews, and Janet Jakobsen. Presented by Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory and the NYU Department of Performance Studies