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New York, NY 10003 United States

September 2019

On Comparative Settler Colonialisms: J. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Rana Barakat

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor, 20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003 United States
Headshots of J. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Rana Barakat. Both are smiling at the camera.

Presented by the American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.  Globally, settler colonialism is a present reality not confined to its violent history. The continuing impact of settler colonial practices and institutions continues to shape our political, economic, social, and cultural present. J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University) and Rana Barakat (via Skype from Birzeit University, Palestine) will examine…

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October 2019

Women and Migration: Responses in Art and History

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor, 20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003 United States
Photograph of two women in white standing side by side. They are holding a length of white fabric between them.

Presented by the NYU Institute of African American Affairs. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Department of Art and Public Policy, Tisch School of the Art, and NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality. Edited by Deborah Willis, Ellyn Toscano, and Kalia Nelson, Women and Migration: Responses in Art and History charts how women’s profound and turbulent experiences of migration have been articulated in writing, photography, art, and film. The essays cover enslavement, diaspora, and refugees,…

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