February 5: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life

Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life Tuesday, February 5 6:30 to 8:30 pm Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 621 Join us for the first Performance Studies Forum event of the semester: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life! Mx Bond will present on the the critical theme of “the good …

February 15: The Moment of Practice: Embodying Psychoanalysis Between Consulting Room and Seminar Room

The Moment of Practice: Embodying Psychoanalysis Between Consulting Room and Seminar Room a panel discussion Friday, February 15 4 to 6 pm 19 University Place, Room 102, 1st Floor Speakers: Tracy Simon, Stephen Hartman, and André Lepecki Moderator: Muriel Dimen “The Moment of Practice” is the 4th public event co-sponsored by NYU’s Center for the …

Nov 29: "Legalizing Eroticism": Masochism, Pleasure, and Queer Spectatorship in Mexican ‘Rumbera’ Films (1940s-1950s)

a talk by Laura G. Gutiérrez November 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Laura G. Gutiérrez, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona This presentation examines a number of cinematic texts that belong to a corpus of films from the so-called Golden-Age of Mexican cinema …

CANCELED: Killing Me Softly with Your Rights: Iranian Transgender Refugees and the Politics of Death

a talk by Sima Shakhsari This talk scheduled for October 30th has been canceled due to inclement weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. Sima Shakhsari, Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley College For more information, please contact the NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center at 212-998-8877. Co-sponsored by the NYU Iranian Studies Initiative and the Center for the …

October 5: Religious Exemptions, Sexual Freedom & the Biopolitics of U.S. Healthcare

Religious Exemptions, Sexual Freedom, and the Biopolitics of U.S. Healthcare an afternoon symposium October 5, Friday 1 to 6 pm Confirmed Participants: Khiara M. Bridges, Boston University Elizabeth A. Castelli, Barnard College Katherine Franke, Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School Janet R. Jakobsen, Barnard Center for Research on Women, Barnard College Louise …

Oct 18: Queer Asia: Performing Global Diaspora

the first in the series Globally Queer? October 18, Thursday 6 to 8 pm location: NYU Dept. of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Chair/Moderator/Comment: Gayatri Gopinath, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University Bright Lights, Gay Globality: Queer World-making in Metropolitan Manila Bobby Benedicto, The Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry Tropic …

Sept 19: A New Queer Agenda: launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online

a launch party for Scholar & Feminist Online September 19, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm Location: NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th floor A New Queer Agenda, a special double issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online (issue 10.1-10.2, Fall 2011/Spring 2012 guest edited by Joseph N. DeFilippis, Lisa Duggan, …

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 …

Dr. Ghislaine Pussait’s Homobonobo Project: a performance by Shelly Mars

March 1, Thursday 6 to 7:30 pm Shelly Mars, solo performance artist followed by a discussion led by: Una Chaudhuri, English, New York University Carolyn Dinshaw, English and Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University A multi-media presentation in the style of a keynote lecture by the self-important Dr. Pussait, a Belgian ethologist and Bonobo …