Spring Events at NYU

Several Spring semester events in lesbian and gay studies are being organized at NYU by ALGFAS (Association of Lesbian and Gay Faculty, Administrators, and Staff). On March 3rd at 7:00 p.m., David Halperin, Professor of Classics at M.l. T., will present a lecture on ”The Queer Politics of Foucault.” On March 29th at 7:30 p.m., Kobena Mercer will present a lecture, with screening and slides, on “Race, Power, and Pleasure: Sadomasochism and the Politics of Phantasy in Recent Black Gay Film and Photography.” On April 14-15, a two-day symposium on “Hispanisms and Homosexualities” is being organized in conjunction with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Planned for late April is an afternoon event, “Pre-Stonewall Greenwich Village,” including a panel of oral histories and two presentations. Times and locations will be announced later. Call Ed Stein at 212-998-8830 or Chris Straayer at 212-998-1610 for further information.