Oct 23: Queer Japan

Queer Japan The first installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series — a panel discussion with Nina Cornyetz, Yukiko Hanawa, Karen Shimakawa, & J. Keith Vincent Wednesday, October 23 6 to 8 pm Nina Cornyetz, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University Yukiko Hanawa, East Asian Studies, New York University J. Keith Vincent, Modern …

April 9: Queer Africa with Desiree Lewis and Keguro Macharia

Queer Africa the third in the series Globally Queer? — a talk with Desiree Lewis, Keguro Macharia, & Tavia Nyong’o Tuesday, April 9 6 to 8 pm Department of Social & Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Desiree Lewis, Women and Gender Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa “Scripting Sexualities in Post-Apartheid …

November 9: Exploring Gay Men’s Life Experiences at the Intersections of Gender, Sexuality & Class

a Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Gavin Jack November 9, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 741 (wheelchair access at 85-87 University Place) Gavin Jack, CSGS Visiting Scholar, La Trobe University, Australia It is often suggested that the intersection of social class and …

CANCELLED: Obama, Neoliberalism, and the 2012 Election

a talk by Cathy J. Cohen THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Cathy J. Cohen, Political Science, University of Chicago On May 9, 2012 President Barack Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage. It was the first time a sitting president in the United States had made such a declaration. His …

Religion, Sexuality and AIDS: All the News That's Fit to Print?: Diane Winston @ NYU

The Lerner Workshop in Religion and Society at NYU, Inaugural Lecture by Diane Winston Thursday, April 26 6 to 7:30 pm Diane Winston, Knight Chair, Media and Religion, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California Winston examines three newspapers, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Dallas Morning News, …

Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law

a talk by Dean Spade April 19, Thursday 5:30 to 7:30 pm Dean Spade, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence in conversation with Andrea Ritchie and Reina Gossett Join us in a celebration of Dean Spade’s recently released book, Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law, in conversation with Andrea …

Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of Love

a performance piece April 3, Tuesday 6 to 8 pm Coming Out Muslim is a poignant performance piece that captures stories and experiences of being at the intersections of Islam and queerness and its relationship to family, lovers, one’s sense of self and relationship with our faith. The stories range from tales about other people’s …

Seminars in the City: Bringing Queer to the K-12 Classroom

Seminars in the City: Bringing Queer to the K-12 Classroom Saturdays, 11 am to 3 pm March 3rd, March 21st, and May 5th 123 William Street (downtown Manhattan) New York, NY 10038 If you can attend, please RSVP to queeringthecurriculum(at)gmail.com as soon as possible. This past summer, queer people and our allies cheered the California …

From Irish Exile to Welsh Celebrity: The Queer Self-Fashioning of the Ladies of Llangollen: Fiona Brideoake

FROM IRISH EXILE TO WELSH CELEBRITY: THE QUEER SELF-FASHIONING OF THE LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN a lecture by Fiona Brideoake Read a review of this talk! October 5, Wednesday 7 to 8:30 pm Fiona Brideoake, Literature, American University Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby eloped together from Kilkenny in 1778. They settled in the North …

Pink Dollar Monsters: Why Queers are Gaggin’ at GaGa and Glee

Tuesday, April 19 7 to 9 pm The last Counterpublic Collective session of the spring season will look at pop artist Lady Gaga and hit TV show Glee through the relationship between capitalism and queer identity. Both Lady Gaga and Glee have been praised for their impact on and promotion of gay culture and politics: …