Cabaret of Confusion: Political Performance and the Work of Variety

a lunch talk with T.L. Cowan February 8, Wednesday 12:30 to 1:45 pm T.L. Cowan, Women’s and Gender Studies and English, University of Saskatchewan; Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, New York University The cabaret—or, more broadly, the variety show—is arguably the most open and resilient form of live expressive culture …

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 …

REVIEW: New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy

New Majorities II: A Cross-Country Duet on the State of Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Academy New York University, 29 April 2011 New Majorities II had a double task: First, the day-long forum continued an initiative launched at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW), and co-conceived by CSW director Kathleen McHugh …

Gender and Sexuality: a Musical Revue!

April 29, Friday 7 to 8:30 pm: Gender and Sexuality: a Musical Revue! The day’s conversation will be followed by an early evening performance party — with music and queer burlesque highlights! — to celebrate the 11th anniversary of CSGS. Producer Viva DeConcini is rounding up a bevy of special guest stars, so put on …

Anticipatory Governance, Queer Difference, and the Emirati Post-Oil Generation

Anticipatory Governance, Queer Difference, and the Emirati Post-Oil Generation Dr Al-Qasimi will be presenting her research on the complex dissemination and policing of queer internet presences in the UAE. Her research project, focused on queerness, governmentality and the post-oil generation in the UAE, is emblematic of the kind of cutting-edge scholarship that is now emerging …

Revenge, the Queer and the '(neo-) Jacobean': lunch talk @ NYU

Revenge, the Queer and the ‘(neo-) Jacobean’ Katherine M. Graham, CSGS Visiting Scholar Wednesday, March 9, 2011 11:30 am to 1:30 pm The Great Room 19 University Place *Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Monday, March 7, 5 p.m. for this event through the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YGNKRP6 Katherine M. Graham is a Visiting Scholar …

Reading Lawrence King, Re-reading Rodney King: lecture by Gayle M. Salamon

READING LAWRENCE KING, RE-READING RODNEY KING a lecture by Gayle M. Salamon February 9, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm Gayle M. Salamon, English, Princeton This talk focuses on Lawrence King, the gender transgressive and gay 15-year-old who was shot to death by a classmate in his Oxnard, California middle school in 2008. Professor Salamon will …

Coming Out or Inviting In?: Reframing Disclosure Paradigms: lunch talk

COMING OUT OR INVITING IN?: REFRAMING DISCLOSURE PARADIGMS a Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Darnell L. Moore February 7, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Darnell L. Moore, CSGS Visiting Scholar Click here for a PDF transcript of the talk. Does “coming out of the closet” properly function as the most useful way to name one’s …

Queer Rican Performance: an evening with Ignacio Rivera & Awilda Rodriguez Lora

QUEER RICAN PERFORMANCE an evening with Ignacio Rivera and Awilda Rodriguez Lora November 15, Monday 6 to 8 pm NYU Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South Room 802 Presented by the NYU Office of LGBT Student Services’ Storytelling and Performance Series For more information: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=157347347637869 Join Puerto Rican performers Ignacio Rivera and Awilda Rodriguez Lora …