19 October 2018

Leitis in Waiting

A Margaret Mead Film Festival Screening. Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. The Margaret Mead Film Festival hosts the New York premiere of Leitis in Waiting (72 min.), a feature documentary by Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, and Kumu Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu. The film is set in the Kingdom of Tonga, where transgender women—known locally as leitis—have long ...

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22 October 2018

EVENT CANCELLED: A Lecture by Gayatri Spivak, “Resisting Metropolitan Diasporic Class-Continuity in Resistance: Du Bois Solidary as an Example”

This event has been cancelled. Please contact the NYU Postcolonial, Race, and Diaspora Studies Colloquium for details on their other events. Presented by the NYU Postcolonial, Race, and Diaspora Studies Colloquium. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Department of English, and South Asia at NYU. Literary and post-colonial theorist Professor Gayatri Spivak delivers a ...

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24 October 2018

The Assault on the Right to Boycott

Sponsored by the American Studies Program, Students for Justice in Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, NYU Sanctuary, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Democratic Socialists of America, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Black Student Union, NYU Dream Team, Asian American Political Activism Coalition, and NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Featuring: J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan ...

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