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10 March 2021

Queer Diasporic Visual Art: Islamicate Contexts

Presented by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. This panel explores questions of queerness and diaspora through the lens of visual art. NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality Visiting Scholar Andrew Gayed will be in conversation with acclaimed contemporary artists Alireza Shojaian, Laurence Rasti, and Sarp Karem Yavuz. Alireza Shojaian is a Paris-based, Iranian-born artist who uses…

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17 March 2021

SKIRBALL TV: Ai-jen Poo

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Hosted by NYU Skirball. Co-sponsored by the NYU Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives; NYU Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation; NYU Center for Humanities; NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; and NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. “In the work of organizing we always say that a victory isn’t a victory if no one feels it’s theirs. And if you want change,…

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01 April 2021

Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Humanities, NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu’s (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis) Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam (Duke University Press, 2021) examines the afterlife of the Vietnam War, and its continued impact…

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22 April 2021

Radical Kinship: Solidarity & Political Belonging

Presented by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and The Latinx Project at NYU. This panel explores contemporary debates on solidarity and coalitional politics that are instrumental to conceptualizing political subjectivity, collectivity and belonging in our current political conjuncture. Engaging with questions of intersectionality, afro-pessimism and Marxism, this session invites speakers Lisa Duggan (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis), Che Gossett (Rutgers University New Brunswick), Shellyne Rodriguez (artist…

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