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 …

April 1: Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre

Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre a lecture by P.A. Skantze Tuesday, April 1 6:30 to 8 pm P.A. Skantze, Performance Practices, University of Roehampton, and CSGS Global Visiting Scholar This lecture, born of P.A. Skantze’s project The Flaneur at Her Devotions, makes use of a new methodology Skantze has been experimenting with: lyric theory, …

Feb 27: Queer Canada

Queer Canada part of the Globally Queer? series a lecture by Rinaldo Walcott with discussant Tavia Nyong’o Thursday, February 27 6:30 to 8 pm Rinaldo Walcott, Sociology and Equity Studies, University of Toronto Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University The final installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series features the pioneering, interdisciplinary scholar of …

Nov 18: Brother to Brother

Brother to Brother a panel discussion with Thomas Allen Harris, Lenelle Moïse, & Bill Wright Monday, November 18 6 pm The Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA) at NYU presents a semester-long series (see also Sister to Sister on December 9th) of lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as emerging stars, …

Oct 30: “You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People

“You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People a book salon with Ann Pellegrini & Michael Amico Wednesday, October 30 6 to 7:30 pm Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Religious Studies, New York University Michael Amico, Doctoral Candidate ABD, American Studies, Yale University “You Can Tell Just By …

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 …

Sept 18: The Queer Subjects of Latino/a Psychoanalysis

The Queer Subjects of Latino/a Psychoanalysis a panel discussion with Licia Fiol-Matta & Antonio Viego Wednesday, September 18 6:30 to 8:15 pm Licia Fiol-Matta, Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies, Lehman College, CUNY; and Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Languages and Literatures, The Graduate Center, CUNY Antonio Viego, Literature, Duke University Moving between archives high and …

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 …