Feminism/s Without Borders?: Perspectives from France & the U.S.

October 16, Friday 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM La Maison Française 16 Washington Mews between 8th Street and Washington Square North A symposium co-organized with the Institute of French Studies, NYU Made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, USA, and the Centre Pompidou, Paris This symposium will put scholars …

Teaching, Not Bowing: Queer Pedagogy in an Age of Assimilation

October 14, Wednesday 7 to 9 PM LGBTQ Studies Pedagogy Workshop presented by CUNY Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) and co-sponsored by CSGS. Matthew Brim, English, College of Staten Island, CUNY This workshop will explore the responsibilities of the queer studies teacher in hyperassimilationist gay and straight culture. How might queer classrooms be …

Teaching Sex-De/Constructing Bodies, Categories & Norms: Feminist Sex Shops in the U.S. & Sweden

October 12, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM Nina Lykke, Gender Studies, Linköping University, and director of the Centre of Gender Excellence (GEXcel) 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 709 between University Place and Broadway This presentation draws from Nina Lykke’s ongoing research on alternative sex education in the U.S. and Sweden. These “alternative” sites and media …