Trans* Bodies & Cultures

a conversation with Sayan Bhattacharya, Anindya Hajra, & C. Riley Snorton; moderated by Gayatri Gopinath ‘Trans*’ as a prefix suggests movement and boundary-crossing. Most productively, it has also come to denote the mobility and transitions across genders and sexualities. How can we think about trans-ness trans-nationally and trans-culturally? This panel will focus on multiple ways of thinking about cross-border …

The Forty-Year-Old Version

a conversation with Radha Blank & Anna Maria Horsford Register for this free Zoom webinar here. In the film The Forty-Year-Old Version, desperate for a breakthrough as she nears the big 4-0, struggling New York City playwright Radha finds inspiration by reinventing herself as a rapper. Join the film’s director Radha Blank and award-winning actress …

Colonialism, Sex, Disease

a conversation with Sadia Abbas, Charu Gupta, & Nayan Shah; moderated by Gayatri Gopinath Register for this free online event here. This webinar marks the second session of a new webinar series, Theory and Practice: Transnational Conversations on Gender and Sexuality: a collaboration between CSGS and the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka …

New Directions in Trans of Color Scholarship

a roundtable with Jian Neo Chen, madison moore, & Dora Santana, moderated by Hentyle Yapp Jian Neo Chen, Women’s,Gender, & Sexuality Studies and English, Ohio State University madison moore, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University Dora Santana, Gender Studies, John Jay College, CUNY Hentyle Yapp, Art & Public Policy, New York University Trans …

Facing “Comfort Women”: Representations and Reckonings

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, NYU Department of Performance Studies, NYU Department of East Asian Studies, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. REGISTRATION REQUIRED This panel brings in conversation …

April 11 :: South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump

South Asian American Masculinities & Popular Culture in the Age of Trump a roundtable featuring D’Lo, Swati Khurana, Rajiv Menon, Mallika Rao, & Imran Siddiquee April 11, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm ** SEATING IS ON A FIRST-COME BASIS. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM ** D’Lo, actor, writer, comedian Swati Khurana, artist, writer Rajiv Menon, Visiting Scholar, Center for …

Feb 15 :: THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now

The Next American Revolution: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now a series launch with Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Jack Halberstam, & LaMonda Horton-StallingsFebruary 15, Thursday6 to 8 pmLisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York UniversityRoderick Ferguson, African American Studies, University of Illinois at ChicagoJack Halberstam, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia UniversityLaMonda Horton-Stallings, Women’s Studies, …

Nov 17: ALL THE WEIGHT OF OUR DREAMS: On Living Racialized Autism

All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism a lecture by & book celebration with Lydia X. Z. Brown November 17, Friday 4 to 6 pm Lydia X. Z. Brown, Visiting Lecturer, Tufts University Lydia X. Z. Brown is a gender/queer and transracially/transnationally adopted East Asian autistic activist, writer, and speaker who disrupts institutional complacency …

Sept 26: PISSED

Pissed a panel & conversation with Cassils, Jack Halberstam, Titus Kaphar, Joel Sanders, & Chase Strangio September 26, Tuesday 7 to 9 pm Announcing PISSED, a panel and conversation about art, architecture and legal action as tactics for promoting inclusivity. Held in conjunction with Cassils solo show, Monumental, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, the presenters use …