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June 2024
May 2024
World Congress Foucault: 40 Years After New York

The Performance & Politics of Truth: Performance Studies Meets the “Art of Government”

This half-day symposium puts Foucault into contact with performance and performance theory. As Tony Fisher and Kélina Gotman observe in Foucault’s Theatres (2020), although Foucault’s work has been keenly influential for many scholars of performance, direct engagement of his work that starts with performance practice and theory has been surprisingly scant. Participants in this event will take up this challenge, asking: …
03 May
RICHARD SCHECHNER STUDIO, ROOM 612
721 BROADWAY
April 2024

Prince #EroticCity40 Symposium

3-day Prince symposium, #EroticCity40, celebrating 40 years of Prince’s Purple Rain, The Time’s Ice Cream Castle, Apollonia 6, and Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life at NYU Tandon in Brooklyn April 12 to 14, 2024, Friday to Sunday Time: TBA Location: TBA RSVP link and further details are forthcoming.
12 - 14 Apr

Sediments (SEDIMIENTOS)

a screening & discussion with Dilara Caliskan, María J. Anastasio, Alex Kennedy-Grant, and  Miguel Arroyo April 11, 2024, Thursday, 7:00pm KJCC, 53 Washington Square South Six trans women travel to a small town in León where they will explore unusual landscapes, as well as the ins and outs of their own personalities. Looking for answers …
11 Apr
7:00 am
KJCC Auditorium
53 Washington Square South

Queer World Making: Contemporary Middle Eastern Diasporic Art

a book launch discussion with Andrew Gayed & Jamil Hellu April 10, 2024, Wednesday 6 to 7:30 pm 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor Please join the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, Andrew Gayed, and Jamil Hellu for a book launch and discussion of Gayed’s book Queer World Making: Contemporary Middle Eastern Diasporic …
10 Apr
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor

Edad y territorio como vehículos de otrerización

a conversation with Berna Wang and Verónica Ruth Frias, moderated by Julia Chang Edad y Territorio como Vehículos de Otrerización—with Berna Wang and Verónica Ruth Frias, moderated by Julia Chang Thursday, April 4th, 2024, 7:00pm KJCC Auditorium, 53 Washington Square South ¿Qué pasa cuando tu cuerpo y mente no tienen la edad deseada por la sociedad? …
04 Apr
7:00 pm
KJCC Auditorium
53 Washington Square South
March 2024

ENEMY FEMINISMS with SOPHIE LEWIS

March 27 6-8 PM SCA Flex Space 20 Cooper Sq. (4th flr)   What happens if, instead of saying “that’s not real feminism” or “this feminism has been co-opted,” we recognized that feminism has always been a capacious enough category to contain, within itself, its own enemies? Sophie Lewis joins us to speak about her forthcoming book in which she looks …
27 Mar
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor, New York, NY
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor, New York, NY

Calling to the Ancestors: Garifuna Women as Embodied Archives

a gathering and discussion with Miriam Jiménez Román Fellow Dr. Daisy E. Guzman Nunez, Luz F. Soliz Ramos and Catherine Ochun March 9, 2024, Saturday, 2:00 to 5:00pm 20 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor In honor of Garifuna Heritage Month (March 11-April 12), join us for an afternoon with Garifuna Scholar and Miriam Jiménez Román Fellow …
09 Mar
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
20 Cooper, 3rd Floor, New York, NY
Queering State Power in Asian Diasporic World-Making a symposium with Arnika Fuhrmann, Feng-Mei Heberer, Anja Sunhyun Michaelsen, Hoang Tan Nguyen, & Jeannine Tang March 8, 2024, Friday, 4 to 7:30 pm Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th floor

Queering State Power in Asian Diasporic World-Making

a symposium with Arnika Fuhrmann, Feng-Mei Heberer, Anja Sunhyun Michaelsen, Hoang Tan Nguyen, & Jeannine Tang March 8, 2024, Friday, 4 to 7:30 pm Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th floor Queering State Power in Asian Diasporic World-Making explores instances and histories of Asian diaspora that de-center the state queerly. Asian diasporic pasts and presents are inextricably linked to the infrastructural power of the …
08 Mar
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cinema Studies
721 BROADWAY, 6th floor

Maternidades y Feminismos en España: Interseccionalidad y decolonialidad

A three-way conversation about the different feminisms and their consequences in Spain, with a focus on care tasks, anti-racism, the creation of support communities and the experiences of diverse motherhoods. In Spanish Una conversación a tres bandas sobre los distintos feminismos y sus consecuencias en España, con un enfoque enfoque en las tareas del cuidado, …
07 Mar
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KJCC Auditorium
53 Washington Square South
Grey image of two hands open with a shining blue orb - cracked and illuminated at the center

The Treasury of Human Inheritance: A Work-in-Progress

a screening and discussion with filmmaker Alexis Kyle Mitchell March 4, 2024, Monday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Kriser Screening Room Department of Anthropology/Center for Media, Culture & History 25 Waverly Place The Treasury of Human Inheritance is a poetic film about the experience of living with and alongside genetic disease and disability. Tracing loops, echoes …
04 Mar
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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