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October 2018

Time’s Up for Sexual Harassment? Litigating Social Change

October 17 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Lipton Hall, 110 West Third Street
New York, New York 10012
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What happens when the #MeToo movement enters the courtroom? Join Roberta Kaplan, powerhouse litigator and co-founder of the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, in conversation with Professor Kenji Yoshino, to explore the role of litigation in addressing sexual assault, harassment, and inequality in the workplace. Optional pre-reads: Motion to Dismiss and U.S. District Court decision in the Melanie Kohler v. Brett Ratner case. This event is part of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging speaker series and is co-sponsored…

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Queer Trouble in Caribbean Art & Activism

October 23 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

A conversation with Rosamond S. King & Angelique V. Nixon Rosamond S. King, English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York Angelique V. Nixon, Institute for Gender & Development Studies, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad Two award winning artist-scholars reflect on the intersections of LGBTQI and feminist arts, activism, and politics in the Caribbean. King and Nixon address how their own work moves between these different registers. They also discuss how they see contemporary queer Caribbean performance, literature, and visual…

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After the Party: A Manifesto of Queer of Color Life

October 29 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012
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A Decolonizing Vision Series talk with Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson, Performance Studies, Northwestern University Presenting material from the new book After the Party: A Manifesto of Queer of Color Life, Chambers-Letson presents a eulogy and a manifesto that stakes out the life-sustaining and worldmaking powers of minoritarian performance. Written in the folds between queer of color life and death, the author brings the work of José Muñoz and Karl Marx to bear on a set of performances by Nao Bustamante…

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