New Majorities II: The Multiple Futures of Gender and Sexuality Studies

The NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) have undertaken a joint project to address the challenges currently facing the fields of gender and sexuality studies, women’s studies, LGBT studies, ethnic studies, and postcolonial studies.

April 29, Friday
READ THE REVIEW! New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy

10 am to 4:30 pm: Conference
5 Washington Place, Room 101
between Broadway and Mercer Street
Confirmed participants:
Rahma Abdulkadir, Research Fellow, NYU Abu Dhabi
Jennifer D. Brody, African & African American Studies, Duke
Carolyn Dinshaw, Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU
Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU
Licia Fiol-Matta, Latin American & Puerto Rican Studies, Lehman College, CUNY
Gayatri Gopinath, Gender & Sexuality Studies, NYU
Janet R. Jakobsen, Barnard Center for Research on Women, Barnard College
Don Kulick, Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
Laura Levitt, Religion and Women’s Studies, Temple University
Kathleen McHugh, English and FTVD Critical Studies, UCLA
Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Religious Studies, NYU
e. Frances White, Gallatin School of Individualized Study and Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU
10:00 am: Welcoming remarks: Ann Pellegrini
10:30 am to 12:45 pm
Roundtable I: Gender and Sexuality Studies at NYU: History, Futures, Institutional Possibilities and Dilemmas
Moderator: Gayatri Gopinath
Confirmed Panelists: Rahma Abdulkadir, Carolyn Dinshaw, Don Kulik, e. Frances White
Lunch Break: 12:45 to 2 pm
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Roundtable II: New Paradigms, New Possibilities
Moderator: Lisa Duggan
Confirmed Panelists: Jennifer D. Brody, Licia Fiol-Matta, Janet R. Jakobsen, Laura Levitt, Kathleen McHugh
The above portion of the day is free and open to the public. Venue is wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you need any accommodations.
Facebook event page:!/event.php?eid=211503822193063

7 to 8:30 pm: Gender and Sexuality: a Musical Revue!
The day’s conversation will be followed by an early evening performance party — with music and queer burlesque highlights! — to celebrate the 11th anniversary of CSGS. Producer Viva DeConcini is rounding up a bevy of special guest stars, so put on your dancing shoes and get ready to celebrate the odd year with us!
Confirmed performers:
Darlinda Just Darlinda
Viva DeConcini
Karen Finley
Geo Wyeth
Jomama Jones
Coco ‘Lectric
Glenn Marla
Neal Medlyn
Peggy Shaw
Lois Weaver
and Jennifer Miller as the MC
The Gallery at LPR
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
between Sullivan and Thompson Streets
$10 at door
Facebook event page:!/event.php?eid=202175143138626

Co-sponsored by the NYU Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, and the Office of LGBT Student Services.