November 17: Youth Hostelling with Vaginal Davis

Youth Hostelling with Vaginal Davis with special guest Susanne Sachsse & moderated by Tavia Nyong’o November 17, Tuesday 7 to 8:30 pm Vaginal Davis, performer, artist Susanne Sachsse, performer, artist Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University This performative interview with artists Vaginal Davis and Susanne Sachsse is timed to coincide with Vaginal Davis’s staging of The …

October 29: Sexy Motherf**ker: Queering Incest & the Mother

Sexy Motherf**ker: Queering Incest & the Mother a lecture by Amber Jamilla Musser October 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm Amber Jamilla Musser, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Washington University If homosexuality is the love that dare not speak its name, this talk argues that incest, in the form of taboo and metaphor, offers a plethora …

October 13: ‘A Celebration of the Rights of Alchemy’: Fury & Affiliation in Born in Flames

‘A Celebration of the Rights of Alchemy’: Fury & Affiliation in Born in Flames a lecture by Jayna Brown October 13, Tuesday 6:30 to 8 pm Jayna Brown, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside Lizzie Borden’s 1983 film Born in Flames is set in a post-utopian future. Ten years after a socialist revolution in the US, the voices of …

October 8: 25 Years Out: Celebrating the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY)

25 Years Out: Celebrating the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) a forum with current & former GAPIMNY co-chairs October 8, Thursday 7 to 9 pm RSVP to A/P/A Institute. Since 1990, the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) has worked to empower queer and trans A/P/A people to …

March 10: Body Undone: A Salon in Honor of Christina Crosby

Body Undone: A Salon in Honor of Christina Crosby a conversation with Christina Crosby, Lisa Cohen, Leigh Gilmore, Laura Grappo, Maggie Nelson, Gayle Pemberton, & Gayle Salamon March 10, Tuesday 6:30 pm Video of the panel is available at https://vimeo.com/122269087 “Body Undone” focuses on Christina Crosby’s forthcoming memoir of living with disability Body Undone: Living on …

February 25: Feminist Queer Crip

Feminist Queer Crip a conversation with Alison Kafer and Sunaura Taylor February 25, Wednesday 6 to 7:30 pm Alison Kafer, Feminist Studies, Southwestern University Sunaura Taylor, New York University moderator: Mara Mills, Media, Culture & Communication, New York University Department of Media, Culture, & Communication 239 Greene Street, 8th Floor Co-sponsored by the NYU Center …

Dec 5: Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth

Shaming, Flaming: Lawrence King & the Murderous Regulation of Gender Non-conforming Youth a forum with Ken Corbett & Gayle M. Salamon December 5, Friday 5 to 7 pm Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, New York University Gayle M. Salamon, English, Princeton University In February 2008, Larry King, a 15-year-old gender nonconforming teenager …

October 14: TAKING OFFENSE: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment

Taking Offense: Trigger Warnings & the Neoliberal Politics of Endangerment a panel discussion with Lisa Duggan, Jack Halberstam, Tavia Nyong’o, Ann Pellegrini, Avgi Saketopoulou, & Karen Shimakawa October 14, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:15 Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Jack Halberstam, American Studies & Ethnicity, Gender Studies, Comparative Literature, and English, USC Dornsife …

May 2: Temporality in Question: Psychoanalysis Meets Queer Time

Temporality in Question: Psychoanalysis Meets Queer Time a panel discussion with William Auerbach, Carolyn Dinshaw, Katie Gentile, & Ann Pellegrini Friday, May 2 4 to 6 pm William Auerbach, psychologist in private practice in New York City Carolyn Dinshaw, English and Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Katie Gentile, Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & …

April 11-13: Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies

Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies a conference with keynotes by Fred Moten and Sianne Ngai Friday through Sunday, April 11-13 To live labor is to negotiate the extended processes of reproducing ourselves and others. To live labor is to engage the material conditions that traverse personhood and thinghood. To live labor is to attend …