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Fall 2017:

Tuesday December 5, Time and Location TBD
“How You Gonna Win When You Ain’t Right Within: Elitism In and Out of the Ivory Tower”

Friday December 1, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Rockefeller Hall 190
“FGSS Lunch Series: Secil Yilmaz, Post-Doctoral Fellow Near Eastern Studies, Presenting”

Wednesday November 29, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, Myron Taylor Hall Hall 390
“Brats, Bros, Boors & Tyrants: Asshole-Proof Governance from Firms through Industries to Polities”

Thursday November 30, 4:30pm, Guerlac Room, A.D. White House
“The Paul Gottschalk Memorial Lecture by Kim F. Hall”

Thursday November 16, 7:00pm – 9:00 pm, Goldwin Smith G76
“Abortion Debate: Jonathan Peeters and Stephanie Gray”

Wednesday November 15, 6:00pm – 8:00 pm, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium 
“Native and Palestinian Activism in the Age of U.S. Imperialism”

Wednesday November 15, 4:30pm, Klarman Hall KG70
“ISS Annual Lecture: Dorothy Roberts – Racism and The New Racial Science”

Friday October 27, 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Rockefeller Hall 190
“FGSS Lunch Series: Prof. Brooke Duffy, Communication”

Wednesday October 25, 4:30pm – 5:30pm, Human Sexuality Collection
“Documentary Theatrics: “I Am My Own Wife’s” Archival Deceptions”

Tuesday October 24, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, K164 Klarman Hall
“Braving Boundaries: Sexual Democracy, Migration, and Kinship at Paris’s Gare du Nord”

Monday October 23, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, 110 AD White House
“So Moved: Ferment, Jelly, Intoxication, Rot”

Thursday October 19, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, Film Forum Schwartz Center
“Kristen Warner: Voices & Visions in Black Media”

Tuesday October 17, 5:00pm, White Hall 106
“Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan”

Monday October 16, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, Uris Hall G01
“Whiteness and Racial Meaning-Making: What White Supremacists and Anti- Racists Have in Common”

Friday October 13-14, 5:00pm, See Registration for Location
“Beyond Consent Student Summit on Sexual Violence Prevention”

Thursday October 12, 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Mann Library Stern Seminar Room 106
“Cohabitation Nation: Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships”

Thursday October 12, 4:30pm, Schwartz Center
“Professional Directions: Director/Writer Stacie Passon”

Sunday October 8-29, Multiple Showtimes, Kitchen Theatre
“Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show”

Friday October 6, 8:45 am – 6:30 pm, Syracuse University (Carpool Available)
“Embodied Belongings: Exploring the Politics of ‘Queer’ in South Asia”

Thursday October 5, 7:00pm, Syracuse University (Carpool Available) 
“Embodied Belongings: Exploring the Politics of ‘Queer’ in South Asia”

Wednesday October 4, 4:30pm, Goldwin Smith Lewis Auditorium 
“Environmental Humanities Series Lecture by Heidi Hutner”

Tuesday October 3, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, Goldwin Smith 258
“Stripped to the Bone: Sequencing Queerness in the Comic Strip Work of Joe Brainard and David Wojnarowicz”

Monday October 2, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, A.D. White House, Guerlac Room
“Anne Berger: ‘Is Psychoanalysis a “Theory of Gender?'”

Friday September 29, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Rockefeller Hall 190
“FGSS Lunch Series: Prof. Kate Manne, Philosophy, Presenting”

Thursday September 28, 4:00pm, Mann Library 160
“Prof. Brooke Duffy: (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work.  “

Tuesday September 26, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Clark Lounge Ithaca College
“Dr. Brittney Cooper: Patriarchy Still a Problem? An Intersectional Interrogation”

Monday September 25, 12:15pm – 1:45pm, Morrill Hall 404
“Refuse Bodies, Disposable Lives: The Ethical Practice of History”

Thursday September 21, 4:30pm, Klarmen Auditorium 
“Stephanie W. Jamison- Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs:  Women and Law in Ancient India”

Thursday September 14, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, Cornell PMA
“Aymar Jean Christian, ‘The Scales of Production Value'”

Wednesday September 13, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, Sage Chapel
“Dr. Beverly Tatum: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race

Monday September 11, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, McGraw Hall 215
Colonial Economies of Gender, Race, and Labor in Early New England

Tuesday September 5, 4:45pm – 6:00pm, Stimson Hall 206
“Before Sexual and Normal: Shifting Categories of Sexual Anomalies from Ancient to Fourteenth-Century China”

Wednesday August 30, 4:00pm, Arts Quad


Spring 2017:

Thursday March 9, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Klarman Auditorium
“An Evening of Spoken Work with National Poetry Slam Champion Porsha O”

Tuesday March 7, 12:00pm, 190 Rockefeller Hall
“Performing La Mujer Nueva:  Chicana Artists and Activists in the Movement”

Wednesday March 1, 4:30 pm, 165 McGraw Hall
“After the End of the World:  Black/Queer Life and the Anthropocene”


Fall 2016:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 2 8pm, December 3 8pm, December 4 3pm, – Hangar Theatre
“Opera Ithaca: Thumbprint”

Friday, December 2, 2016- 4:30pm – 258 Goldwin Smith Hall
“The Data of Cultural Inequality.” Andrew Piper, McGill University”

Friday, December 2, 2016- 12:00pm – 404 Morrill Hall
“Some Ethico-Aesthetic Problems in the Theory of Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Exemplarity of the Civil Rights Movement.”

Thursday, December 1, 2016- 5:30 – 7:30pm Herbert F. Johnson Museum
“Photography & the American Dream presentations & reception”

Wednesday, November 30, 2016- 4:30pm – Lewis Auditorium
“The Future of “Whiteness”: White Identity, Race, and Progressive Politics”

Tuesday, November 29, 2016- 4:30pm – 381 Ives Faculty Building
“Modern Women and Modern Work”

Friday, November 18, 2016- 5:00-7pm – Kaufman Auditorium
“Girl Rising Film Screening”

Friday, November 18, 2016- 1:00-6pm – Statler Hotel Carrier Ballroom
“14th Annual ILR Roundtable”

Thursday, November 17, 2016- 4:30-6pm – 120 Physical Sciences Building
“The State of Ethnic, LGBT, Feminist Gender Sexuality Studies”

Wednesday, November 16, 2016- 6:00-7:30pm – Alice Statler Auditorium, Statler Hotel
“Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City”

Tuesday, November 15, 2016- 6:30-8:30pm – 401 Physical Sciences Building
“Neoliberalism: A Conversation”

Tuesday, November 15, 2016- 4:30pm – Goldwin Smith Hall 142
“Visual Culture Colloquium On Post-Blackness: Queer Satire in 21st Century African-American Art”

Monday, November 14, 2016- 4:30-6pm – Goldwin Smith Hall, Lewis Auditorium
“The Making of the President 2016: Issues and Processes, Hopes and Fear

Thursday, November 10, 2016- 7:30pm – Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
“AFTER ORLANDO Staged Reading”

Wednesday, November 9, 2016- 4:30pm  – Klarman Hall Lounge
“Globalization, Capital Accumulation and Violence Against Women: An International Perspective, Lecture”

Tuesday, November 8, 2016- 10:30am  – Klarman Hall Lounge
“Globalization, Capital Accumulation and Violence Against Women: An International Perspective, Workshop”

Monday, November 7, 2016- 5:45pm-7:00pm – Flora Rose House Common Room
“Table Talk-Social Media and the Politics of Gender: The 2016 Election”

Saturday, November 5, 2016- 5:30-7:00pm – Buffalo Street Books 215 N. Cayuga St.
“Ocean Vuong (’13) Reading & Book Signing”

Friday, November 4, 2016- 12:00pm – 4th Floor Rockefeller Hall
Latina/o Faculty Luncheon Series: Jamila Michener

Thursday, November 3, 2016- 5:00pm – Ives 305
“Adding It Up: Economic Consequences of Sexual Assault”

Wednesday, November 2, 2016- 7:00-9:00pm – Cornell Cinema
“Shirley: Visions of Reality w/filmmakers in person!”

Tuesday, November 1, 2016- 5:30-7:00pm – Townhouse Community Center
“Pretty Hurts: Women of Color and Body Politics”

Tuesday, November 1, 2016- 5:00pm – Warren 151

“Suited Film Screening”

November 1-5, 2016– Ithaca, NY
“Punkfest Cornell: Anarchy in the Archives”

Friday, October 28, 2016- 10:00am-12:00pm – 258 Goldwin Smith Hall
“Seminar with Jeffrey Masten: Queer Philologies”

Thursday, October 27, 2016- 4:30pm – Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
“The Paul Gottschalk Memorial Lecture with Jeffrey Masten: Queer Reformations”

Tuesday, October 25, 2016- 7:00pm-10:00pm – Cornell Cinema
“‘Bad Rap’ Film Screening at Cornell Cinema with Director Salima Koroma and Producer Jaeki Cho”

Tuesday, October 25, 2016- 3:30pm-5:30pm – 190 Rockefeller Hall
“FGSS Open House”

Tuesday, October 18, 2016- 6:00pm – Forum, 2nd Floor, Peggy R. Williams Center
“Film Screening of ‘La Jaula De Oro, The Golden Dream’, and Interview with Director Diego Quemada-Diez”

Monday, October 17, 2016- 4:30pm – Africana Studies and Research Center
“Witness Project/We See You: Opening reception

Saturday, October 15, 2016- 7:30pm – Schwartz Center for performing Arts, Flex Theatre
“Never Fight a Shark in Water: The Wrongful Conviction of Gregory Bright”

Thursday, October 6, 2016- 12:00pm – 429 Rockefeller Hall
“Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty w/Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Ph.D ‘02”

Wednesday, October 5, 2016- 4:30pm – 107 Olin Library
“Woman’s Identity and the Reformation of Muslim Societies”

Tuesday, October 4, 2016- 4:30pm – ASRC Multipurpose Room
Featuring Elaine Brown and Noliwe Rooks
“Radical Reform and New Age Racism in America: a Conversation”

Friday, September 30, 2016- 5:00pm-6:30pm – G01 Biotech Building
“Engendering Change – Cornell Environmental Collaborative”

Thursday, September 22, 2016- 7:15pm – Cornell Cinema
“Beyonce’s LEMONADE: The Aesthetics and Style of Race, Gender, and Politics”

Thursday, September 22, 2016- 4:30pm-6pm – 124 Lincoln Hall
“CU Music: Musicology Colloquium, Annette Richards presents ‘Glass Music and the Virgin Warrior'”

Wednesday, September 21, 2016- 5:00pm – Africana Studies and Research Center, Hoyt Fuller Room
“The Hoyt Fuller Literary Salon: Dr. Gloria Joseph ‘The Wind is Spirit: The Life, Love, and Legacy of Audre Lorde'”

Tuesday, September 20, 2016- 4:30pm-5:30pm – 115 Sibley Hall
“Conversation With Lourdes Beneria and WPF”

Wednesday, September 14, 2016- 3pm- Klarman Auditorium
“Freedom Interrupted: Race, Gender, Nation and Policing: A Cornell Campus Community Conversation

Thursday, September 8, 2016- 4:30pm-6pm- Physical Sciences Building, Baker Portico
All-Campus LGBTQQIA+ Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 2, 2016- 12pm-1:30pm – Kahin Center
SEAP Gatty Lecture Series- “Queertopia: Early 20th-Century Bangkok’s Homosocial Landscapes”

Wednesday, August 31, 4:30pm-6pm- Rockefeller Terrace/ Physical Sciences Patio
FGSS and LGBT Studies Welcome Reception


 Spring 2016:

Friday May 6, 2016- 1:30pm- 5:00pm- ILR Conference Center, Room 423
SAP 2016 Symposium- Gujarat/ Guatemala: Marketing Care and Speculating Life

Friday April 22, 2016- 3:30pm- 5:00pm- 215 McGraw Hall
Emily Martin, NYU
Anthropology Colloquium: Emily Martin

Thursday April 21, 2016- 4:30pm-6pm, Guerlac Room, A.D. White House
Robert Mills, University College London
‘Always Contemporary’: Derek Jarman’s Anachronisms and the Middle Ages Out of Bounds

Wednesday April 20, 2016- 7:00pm-8:30pm, WSH Memorial Room
Queer Week Keynote Speaker: Robyn Ochs
Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality

Tuesday April 19, 2016- 4:30pm, Phillips 101
Amy Slaton, Drexel University
Race, Gender, and Disability in American Engineering Education: Why STEM Diversity Must and Cannot Work

April 14-16, 2016- 7:30pm, Schwartz Black Box Theatre
PMA students, experimental solo performance festival
AGIT Lab Presents: “The Kids (a Glimpse of Shade)” and “Speaking Out of Turn: A Feminist Story Circle”

Wednesday April 13, 2016- 4:30pm, Klarman Auditorium
Paula Vogel M.A. ’76, Yale
Concert reading of Paula Vogel’s play “Indecent”

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00pm- Willard Straight Theatre
An Evening with Silas Howard (w/ Silas Howard via Skype)

Monday, April 11, 2016 at 6:00pm- Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall
Kate Harding, author
Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture- and What We Can Do About It

Thursday, March 24, 2016 to 7:15pm- Rockefeller Hall, 374
Re-occurring event, other dates include April 5th, April 7th, April 21st
The 1st East Asia Graduate Colloquium

Monday, March 21, 2016 at 12:15pm- G08 Uris Hall
Svati Shah, Amherst College
Temporality, Space and Sexuality in India

Friday, March 18 – 4:30 pm, Klarman Hall
Hortense Spillers, Vanderbilt University

“The ‘Flesh’ of the Matter: A Hortense Spillers Symposium” – Keynote Lecture

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 5pm – Africana Studies and Research Center
Gina Athena Ulysse – Guest Lecture, Wesleyan University
A feminist artist-anthropologist-activist and a self-proclaimed Post-Zora Interventionist, she earned her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 

Thursday, March 10 – 7:00 PM, Newman Arena in Bartels Hall
and open to the public
Athlete Ally hosts an event with Megan Rapinoe

Wednesday, March 9 , 2016- 4:30pm- Chats in the Stacks, 107 Olin Library
Lucinda Ramberg, Cornell Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Given to the Goddess: South Indian Devadasis and the Sexuality of Religion

Monday, March 7- 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Goldwin Smith Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium
Professor Leta Hong Fincher, Lecturer, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor CCCI: China’s ‘Leftover’ Women and the End of the One-Child Policy

Monday, March 7 – 7:00pm to 8:30 pm, Willard Straight Theatre
Riot Acts – Ithaca Premiere! FREE admission.
LGBT Studies & Cornell Cinema present a film screening and director Q&A
with Madsen Minax.

Thursday, March 3 – 4:30 pm, Lewis Auditorium
Scholar-activist Ruth Gilmore to speak on policing reforms
“Organized Abandonment and Organized Violence: Devolution and the Police.”

Friday, February 26, 2016- 4:30pm- 6pm- 106G Olin Library
Wikipedia: Art + Feminism

Thursday, February 25, 2016- 12:00pm- 1:30pm- Kahin Center
Farid Muttaqin, SUNY Binghamton
SEAP Gatty Lecture Series: “The Politics of Gender and Sexuality of Fundamentalist Muslims and the Politics of Knowledge Production of Feminist Groups in Contemporary Indonesia”

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 4:30pm, Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
The Society for the Humanities presents Professor Elizabeth A. Povinelli
Plenary Lecture: Toxic Sovereignties in Geontopower

Wednesday, February 10, 2016- 8pm- Barnes Hall Auditorium
Sarah Davis Buechner, classical pianist
CCS presents Sarah Davis Buechner

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – 4:45-6:15pm- Sage Chapel
Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi, Janaya Khan
2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture

Friday, January 29, 2016- 7pm- 9pm- G10 Biotech
Sister Outsider Poetry
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Thursday, January 28, 2016- 12:00pm- 1:30pm- Kahin Center
Tamara Ho, UC Riverside
SEAP Gatty Lecture Series: “Daughters and Diaspora: Burmese Narratives and Interventions in the Twenty-First Century”

Wednesday, January 20, 2016- 4:00pm- 5:00pm – online
Ileen DeVault, Cornell University & Genna Suraci, Ulster BOCES Career & Tech Center
The Gendered Workplace and the LGBTQ Community in the K-12 Environment



Fall 2015:

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015 – 4:30pm to 6:00pm – Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith
Elizabeth Freeman, UC Davis
The Work of Sex in the Age of Digital Reproduction: Gerard & Kelly’s Kisses

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at 4:30 – Goldwin Smith 258
Stephan Pennington, Tufts University
Billy Tipton’s “My Wubba Dolly”: Transgender Negative Disidentification and Racialized Femininity

Friday, October 16, 2015 at 5:15 – 258 Goldwin Smith
Valerie Traub, University of Michigan
Anatomy, Cartography, and the Prehistory of Normality

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 from 1:00 to 6:00 – 374 Rockefeller Hall
Eun-shil Kim, East Asia Program Korea Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor in Korean Studies
Gender and Sexuality in the Neoliberal Regime of South Korea

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 at 3:30 – McGraw 165
Ruth Behar, University of Michigan
My Jewish Journeys in Spain, Cuba, and Academia

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2015 – room TBD
Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson, Northwestern

History of Art Visual Culture Colloquium

Monday, Nov. 16, 4:30 – Guerlac Room/A.D. White House
Dirk Uffelmann, University of Passau
Paradoxical Self-Proletarianization and the Intersection of Gender and Class in Prose by Polish Migrants to Germany, Ireland, and the UK

Thursday, Nov. 19, 10:30-11:30, Boyce Thompson Institute
Nimat Barazangi, Research Fellow
Foundations of Muslim Extremism and The Marginalization and Violence Against Women

Friday, Nov. 20, 4:30 – Guerlac Room/A.D. White House
Mel Y. Chen, UC Berkeley
The Stuff of Slow Constitution

IvyQ at Cornell – November 12-15, 2015  

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:45-6:15 – Toboggan Lodge
Saida Hodžić, Cornell Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Against Sovereign Violence: Feminist Activism and Law in Ghana