They Won’t Budge: African Diaspora in Europe

Panel Discussion & Film Screenings Exploring African Migration in Europe The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts & The Africana Studies Program at New York University proudly present: Sunday, November 15, 2009 PANEL DISCUSSION 10am—1pm PART I: “Multivocal Identities of Africans in Europe” PART II: “Metropolis: Africans and Mass Urbanization” MEMBERS OF THE PANEL INCLUDE: …

Who Cares About Family? Patricia Hill Collins, Joan Williams, Rhacel Salazar Parrenas

Monday, November 16th 6:30 PM The Andrew W. Mellon Seminars in the Humanities at the CUNY Center for the Humanities Despite radical changes in family formations, domestic labor still remains raced, gendered, and otherwise devalued. This panel brings together experts from various fields to examine not only who cares about the family, but who does …

The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy's Future

A book launch and discussion Presented by the NYU Humanities Initiative GREAT NEW BOOKS IN THE HUMANITIES BY NYU FACULTY The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy’s Future by Carol Gilligan, University Professor, NYU and David A.J. Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, NYU School of Law November 17, 2009 6 PM 20 Cooper …

Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impact of Small Arms and Light Weapons

Thursday, November 12, 2009 1:15pm to 2:30pm Conference Room 7 UN Headquarters New York, New York For more information, visit the ONY-UNU website. United Nations University/Office at the United Nations is holding a Book Launch to discuss issues raised in Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons. Every day, small arms …

Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India: The Repeal of Section 377 and the political, legal and public health implications for the LGBT community

Thursday, November 5, 2009 A roundtable presented by the South Asia Association Co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian International and Public Affairs Association; and the South Asia Institute. A panel disussion with Myna Mukherjee, Vivek Divan, Dr. Viraj Patel and Prashant Iyengar on the recent ruling on Indian Penal Code 377 that decriminalized homosexuality. Moderated …

MIX22: The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival

MIX 22: November 17-22, 2009 The 2009 MIX Festival serves up queer cinema, art, and performances. MIX22: The New York Queer Experimental Film Festival pulls into the MIX Factory Tuesday, November 17th, where the train dispatcher will hold it until Sunday, November 22nd. So pull up a seat and pass the time with the latest …

The Woman with Worn-out Shoes: Gender and Homelessness in the Great Depression

A lecture by ELAINE ABELSON Associate Professor of History and Urban Studies, Eugene Lang College; Senior Lecturer in History Studies, NSSR November 11, Wednesday 4 to 6 PM Presented by The New School Gender Studies Program Fall 2009 Lecture Series 80 Fifth Avenue at 14th St., Room 802 This event is free and open to …

Vaginal Creme Davis: NYU PS Lecture Forum

November 9, Monday 7 to 8:80 PM “I was hatched a half-breed drag baby out of the primordial ooze of L.A.” “I was a Vagisaurus rex who popped out of a leathery egg in a welfare hovel in South Central, perfect as you now find me, complete with high heels.” NYU Department of Performance Studies …

The Audre Lorde/Essex Hemphill Memorial Lecture: HORTENSE SPILLERS

November 4th, Wednesday 7:00 PM The Skylight Room (9100) The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue between 34th & 35th Streets Sponsored by the Africana Studies Concentration and co-sponsored by IRADAC, The Center for the Study of Women and Society, and the PhD Program in English Inaugurated by Hortense Spillers, the Lorde/Hemphill lecture commemorates the …