Trans* Bodies & Cultures

a conversation with Sayan Bhattacharya, Anindya Hajra, & C. Riley Snorton; moderated by Gayatri Gopinath ‘Trans*’ as a prefix suggests movement and boundary-crossing. Most productively, it has also come to denote the mobility and transitions across genders and sexualities. How can we think about trans-ness trans-nationally and trans-culturally? This panel will focus on multiple ways of thinking about cross-border …

New Directions in Trans of Color Scholarship

a roundtable with Jian Neo Chen, madison moore, & Dora Santana, moderated by Hentyle Yapp Jian Neo Chen, Women’s,Gender, & Sexuality Studies and English, Ohio State University madison moore, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University Dora Santana, Gender Studies, John Jay College, CUNY Hentyle Yapp, Art & Public Policy, New York University Trans …

March 12: ¡CUÉNTAMELO! ORAL HISTORIES BY LGBT LATINO IMMIGRANTS

¡CUÉNTAMELO! ORAL HISTORIES BY LGBT LATINO IMMIGRANTS a book performance with Reina de Aztlán, Alexandra Cruz Delight, & Juliana Delgado Lopera March 12, Tuesday, 6 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Join us for a night of celebration featuring performances, visual art, and readings from ¡Cuéntamelo! by Juliana Delgado Lopera. ¡Cuéntamelo! is …

Feb 15 :: THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now

The Next American Revolution: Publishing Protest with American Studies Now a series launch with Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Jack Halberstam, & LaMonda Horton-StallingsFebruary 15, Thursday6 to 8 pmLisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York UniversityRoderick Ferguson, African American Studies, University of Illinois at ChicagoJack Halberstam, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia UniversityLaMonda Horton-Stallings, Women’s Studies, …

April 20 :: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization …

April 20: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization …

March 23: DARWIN, QUEERLY: Evolution, Natural Law, & the Diversity of Desire

Darwin, Queerly: Evolution, Natural Law, & the Diversity of Desire a lecture by Donovan Schaefer March 23, Thursday 6:30 to 8 pm Donovan Schaefer, Lecturer in Religion & Science, Trinity College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Darwinian biology is often held up as a heteronormative framework. Natural law theologians who are pro-Darwin see it as a way to glorify straightness, …

Oct 25 :: MAJOR! film screening at the New School

MAJOR! (95 min., 2015, Dir. Annalise Ophelian) a film screening & discussion with StormMiguel Florez, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, & Annalise Ophelian October 25, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm StormMiguel Florez, co-producer/editor of MAJOR! Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, transgender activist Annalise Ophelian, producer/director of MAJOR! Please RSVP here. MAJOR! follows the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 73-year-old Black …

Oct 13: TRANS CAPABLE: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being

Trans Capable: Fungibility, Fugitivity, & the Fleshly Matter of Being a lecture by C. Riley Snorton October 13, Thursday 6 to 7:30 pm C. Riley Snorton, Africana Studies, Cornell University Flesh provides one route into the proverbial question of how matter matters, and Hortense Spillers’ notion of “female flesh ungendered” guides Snorton’s analysis of sex and gender as racial arrangements, …

March 23: KEN CORBETT: A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High

A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High a book release celebration for and with Ken Corbett March 23, Wednesday 7:30 to 9:30 pm Ken Corbett, Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, New York University Please join us to celebrate the publication of Ken Corbett’s new book: A Murder Over a Girl: Justice Gender, Junior High. Free & …