Fall Events Calendar 2018
CLAGS Meet and Greet
Monday, September 17th | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 5:00PM-9:00PM | Room 5414
Graduate Center students are encouraged to join CLAGS faculty and staff for food, refreshments, and information regarding our certificate program. CLAGS is proud to offer an interdisciplinary concentration in LGBTQ studies for doctoral students at the Graduate Center, as well as an LGBTQ Studies track within the Women’s and Gender Studies MA program.
Racial Justice Higher Education Award: Statues and Resistance in the Southern Academy
Thursday, September 20 | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 5:00PM-7:00PM | Suite 6304
Maya Little, a graduate student worker at UNC, Chapel Hill, political organizer, and activist will examine the pervasive culture of anti-blackness within campus universities by focusing on ways in which racist remembrance and administrative inaction reflect and strengthen institutional racism in the Chapel Hill area. Co-sponsored with Public Science Project, Critical Social Personality Psychology, Center for Human Environments, Urban Education at the GC, Center for the Humanities, Institute for Research on the African Diaspora and the Caribbean, Center for the Study for the Study of Women and Society Women’s Studies Certificate Program, and the Social Welfare Doctoral Program at the GC.
Sexo y Revolucion” The Radical Homosexual Movements of the 1970’s
Monday, September 24th | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 6:30 PM-8:30PM | Room 8301
In an effort to historicize the recent expansion of LGBTQ rights in Latin America, Dr. Patricio Simonetto will provide examine the pioneering homosxeual movements that were active in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico between the late 1960’s and the early 1980’s, and whose legacies continue to reverberate today.
Happy Birthday Marsha! Documentary Screening & Filmmaker Talk-back
Friday, November 2nd | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Segal Theatre
Co-sponsored with the Doctoral Student Council, Center for Humanities, Film Studies Certificate Program join CLAGS for a screening of Happy Birthday Marsha, a documentary focusing on the life and legacy of activist and organizer Marsha P. Johnson.
After Marriage Book Reading and Panel Discussion
Monday, November 5th | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 6:30PM-8:30PM | Room 940
Please join Michael Yarborough, assistant professor of law and society at John Jay College, in a discussion on his After Marriage Equality Series, and celebration of the 2016 After Marriage conference which focused on the merits of intersectional political visions versus mainstream liberal approaches to the Trump emergency.
Community Benefit and Celebration: Honoring Jay Toole
Monday, November 12 | Macaulay Honors College | Time TBA | 35 W 67th Street New York, New York
Come and celebrate Jay Toole, long terms community leader and activist and CLAGS at this event. Details to be announced.
CLAGS Scholar in Residence: Di Wang, LGBTQ Family Rights in China
Monday, December 10th | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 6:30 PM-8:00 PM | Rooms 9204 & 9205
CLAGS’s Spring 2918 Scholar in Residence Di Wang examines the globalization of LGBTQ rights, legal mobilization and social policy in China. Drawing upon empirical data collected from field work in New York City as well as Guangzhou, China Wang uses family rights as her focal point to interrogate these critical issues.
Annual Kessler Lecture and Reception: Amber Hollibaugh
Thursday, December 13th | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM | Proshansky Auditorium
Annual Lifetime Achievement Award in LGBTQ Studies. Award presentation & lecture followed by a reception. This year we honor Amber Hollibaugh, Senior Activist Fellow, Barnard Center for Research on Women.