Queer Studies Research Group -- “Disco Dionisos” (David Trullo 'New Pagans' 2005)

“Disco Dionisos”
(David Trullo 'New Pagans' 2005)

 

Past Archived Events

Spring 2017

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:15pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Merrick Building Room 205

lock icon to use for secured PDF  Puar Assemblage Theory Reading

 Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:30am
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Merrick Building, MLL Conference Room (MB 210-01)

Reading: Alexander G. Weheliye’s Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human:

--Introduction: Now (1-16)
--Chapter 3: Assemblages: Articulation (46-52)

The complete PDF can be found here:
https://frgnyu.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/weheliye-habeas-viscus.pdf 

FALL 2016

Friday, Sept 30, 2016 at 12:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Anthropology Conference Room
Merrick Room 103
Discussion of readings from Alice Dreger's "Galileo's Middle Finger"

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Friday, December 9, 2016 at 12:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
MLL Conference Room
Merrick Room 210-01

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lock icon to use for secured PDF  Maya Mikdashi and Jasbir K. Puar

lock icon to use for secured PDF  Diana Taylor

SPRING 2016

Thurs. Feb 18, 2016, 4:00-5:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Anthropology Conference Room (Merrick 103-A)

Discussion of readings by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes:

lock icon to use for secured PDF"Queer Ricans Introduction"
lock icon to use for secured PDF“Visual Happenings, Queer Imaginings” (Chapter 4) from his scholarly text Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (University of Minnesota Press, 2009).

As a background for his talk, La Fountain-Stokes has also recommended the following videos:

Andy Warhol’s Mario Banana 1 & 2:  http://artforum.com/video/id=24091&mode=large&page_id=13

Alegria Rampante’s "Hotel Puercoespín” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGBWnONsW3M

"El Recipiente/Tsunami”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFSb8fzy3zA 

FALL 2015

Wed. Sept 30, 2015, 12:15-1:45pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MLL Library (MB 210-02)

Selections from Debra Gould, Moving Politics: Emotion and Act Up’s Fight Against AIDS. Chicago: The U of Chicago P, 2009.

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lock icon to use for secured PDF Gould Moving Politics Chapter 3
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lock icon to use for secured PDF Gould Moving Politics conclusion

Fri. Oct 30, 2015, 12:15-1:45pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MLL Library (MB 210-02)

Selections from Karma R. Chávez. Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2013.

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lock icon to use for secured PDFChávez - Chapter Two
lock icon to use for secured PDFChávez - Conclusion

Wed. Dec 9, 2015, 12:15-1:45pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MLL Library (MB 210-02)

Selections from Ryan R. Thoreson. Transnational LGBT Activism: Working for Sexual Rights Worldwide. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2014.

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lock icon to use for secured PDF Thoreson - Chapter Two
lock icon to use for secured PDF Thoreson - Conclusion

SPRING 2014

Mon. Feb 10, 10:30am-12pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125K

Discussion ofreadings by Kenyon Farrow -“Not Showing Up: Blacks, Military Recruitment and the Antiwar Movement” and “Afterword: A Future Beyond Equality.
We will also discuss “Queering Immigration: Perspectives on Cross-Movement Organizing” by Debanju DasGupta.

To access more writings by Farrow, who will be joining us at April’s Queer Activism symposium, see his website http://kenyonfarrow.com/


Mon. March 3, 10:30am - 12pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125K

Discussion of readings by Ruth Vanita
Excerpts from Love's Rite: Same-Sex Marriage in India and the West (2005)
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Queering India: Same-Sex Love and Eroticism in Indian Culture and Society (2002).”
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Fri. April 11, 9am - 7pm
Thinking Queer Activism Transnationally
CAS Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive
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FALL 2013

Wed. Dec 11, 11pm-12:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting

Discussion of Graeme Reid's How To Be A Real Gay: Gay Identities in Small-Town South Africa; specifically the short introduction, and the chapter entitled "How To Be A 'Real Gay': Workshops on Identity."
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Click here for "Dark and Lovely, Soft and Free"

Wed. Sept 25, 12pm-1:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MLL Library (MB 210-02)

Discussion of Paul Amar's "The Security Archipelago; Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism"

For further reading, we recommend chapter two of "Policing the perversions of globalization in Rio de Janeiro and Cairo: Emerging parastatal security regimes confront queer globalisms"
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Mon. Oct 21, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Anthropology Conference Room (MB 103-A)

Discussion of Incite! Women of Color Against Violence’s The revolution will not be funded: beyond the non-profit industrial complex  and Aganthangelou, Bassichis and Spira’s (2008) “Intimate Investments” in Radical History Review.  

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lock icon to use for secured PDF View Paper - Aganthangelou et al. 2008


SPRING 2013

Mon. Apr 8 - 1:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D

Excerpts from "Intimate Transitions: Transgender Practices of Partnering and Parenting" by Sally Hines (Sociology 2006)
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Excerpts from"How Different are the Adult Children of Parents Who Have Same-Sex Relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study" by Mark Regnerus (Social Science Research, 2012)
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Excerpts from Cynthia Osborne's "Further Comments on the papers by Marks and Regnerus, from Social Science Research 2012
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Excerpts from Walter R. Schumm's "Methodological Decisions and the Evaluation of Possible Effects of Different Family Structures on Children: The New Family Structures Survey" from Social Science Research 2012
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Excerpts from Paul R. Amato's "The Well-Being of Children with Gay and Lesbian Parents" from Social Science Research 2012
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Click Here to read Tom Bartlett's "Controversial Gay-Parenting Study is Severely Flawed, Journals Audit Finds," Chronicle of Higher Education, July 26 2012

Click Here to read the article "200 Researchers Respond to Regnerus Paper"

Mon. Feb 25 12-1:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D
Excerpts from Tom Roach’s “Friendship as a way of life:  AIDS, Foucault, and the Politics of Shared Estrangement” (SUNY Pr, 2012)
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Fall 2012

Fri. November 2 3:30-5pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125K
Excerpts from “A Dialogue on Love” (Beacon Pr, 2000) by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
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Thu. Sept 27 12-1:30pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D
Excerpts from “Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature” (UA Pr, 2011) edited by Q. Driskill, C. Finley, B. Gilley, and S. Lauria Morgensen
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SPRING 2012

Wed. Feb. 8  3:45 - 5pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D
Excerpts from "Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of the Law" by Dean Spade

Wed. Feb. 29 
Martha Vicinus "The History of Lesbian History"
Location: FIU

Wed. March 7  3:45 - 5pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D

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Wed. April 4  3:45 - 5pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D
Excerpts from "Queering the Public Sphere in Mexico and Brazil: Sexual Rights Movements in Emerging Demcracies" (Duke UP, 2010) by Rafael de la Dehesa

lock icon to use for secured PDF Introduction

lock icon to use for secured PDF Chapters 1 & 2

Fri. April 27  4:30-5pm
Katrina Karkazis “Out of Bounds? A Critique of the New Policies on Hyperandrogenism in Elite Female Athletes”
Location: CAS Gallery

 

FALL 2011

Wed. Sept. 14  4-6 pm
Location: MM125, UM

'Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience,'
Katrina Karkazis

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lock icon to use for secured PDF Chapter 8

Wed. Oct. 12  4-6 pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Religious Studies conference Room, DM 323, FIU

Wed. Nov. 9  4-6 pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MM125, UM

Wed. Dec. 7  12:00-1:45 pm
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Merrick 103-A, UM

"Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What it Means For Modern Relationships," Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha
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SPRING 2011

Wed. Feb 16, 4-5:30
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D

"Gay and Greek: The identity paradox of gay fraternities" King-To Yeung and Mindy Stombler, Social Problems 2000.
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"Normalizing Heterosexuality: Mother's Assumptions, Talk and Strategies with Young Children," Karin A. Martin, American Sociological Review 2009
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"It Gets Better" project links:
• Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" project: A counter response
The Gay Kids Are All Right

Why I don’t like Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” project as a response to bullying

Fri. March 25, 4-5:30
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location:  Memorial 125D

Fri. April 22, 4-5:30
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D


FALL 2010

Thurs. Sept. 30, 12.30-1.30 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D

Readings: Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley, "Black Atlantic, Queer Atlantic: Queer Imaginings of the Middle Passage"
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Raúl Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet, "Intercepting Heteropatriarchy Colonial Normative: Latin@ Queer Media Artists and Their Works" (August 2009 - work in progress)
lock icon to use for secured PDF  Bibliography of Related Works

http://www.duke.edu/~wmignolo/links-of-interest/WKORFB/WKO-RFBindex.html

Wed., Oct. 27, 4.30-5.30 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125D

Readings: Regina Kunzel, Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American  Sexuality.
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Fri., Nov. 19, 3.30-5.00 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Memorial 125E

Readings: Richard Godbeer, The Overflowing of Friendship and Anne Myles, "Border Crossings: The Queer Erotics of Quakerism in Seventeenth- Century New England."
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lock icon to use for secured PDF  View Godbeer Chapter 3
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lock icon to use for secured PDF  View Myles' Essay
lock icon to use for secured PDF  View Myles' Review

 

SPRING 2010

Thurs. Jan. 28, 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Interdisciplinary Studies Offices, Memorial 125 K

Tentative reading: Selection from Jarrod Hayes work.

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Fri. Feb. 19, 12:20 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Interdisciplinary Studies Offices, Memorial 125 K

Tentative reading: Selection on current Transgender theory or Judith Halberstam's work.

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lock icon to use for secured PDF  View Stryker Intro
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Thurs. Mar. 11, 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: Interdisciplinary Studies Offices, Memorial 125 K

Reading TBA (possibility of reading work from UM & Faculty participants in symposium).

April 2, 2010
Trans Global/Global Trans
Symposium, with Judith "Jack" Halberstam, Jarrod Hayes, and Neville Hoad.
Organized by Brenna Munro (English) and Gema Perez-Sanchez (MLL).

 

FALL 2009

Fri. Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: 125 Memorial Building (Interdisciplinary Offices)

Beatriz Preciado, “Pharmaco-pornographic Politics: Towards a New Gender Ecology.” Parallax. 14.1 (Jan-Mar 2008): 105-117.
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Thurs. Nov. 12, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MLL Library, Merrick 210-02

Neville Hoad, Reading
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Wed. Dec. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Queer Studies Research Group Meeting
Location: MLL Library, Merrick 210-02

Neville Hoad, Reading

Introduction and Chapter 3, "Neoliberalism and the Church: The World Conference of Anglican Bishops."  In _African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality, and Globalization_.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2007.  xi-xxxiii; 48-67.
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SPRING 2008

March 21, 2008
“Sexuality, Nation and Diaspora” Symposium, with Gayatri Gopinath, Rinaldo Wilcott, and Juana María Rodríguez.
Organized by Brenna Munro (Department of English) and Richard Godbeer (Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Department of History)


FALL 2007

November 15-16, 2007
International Symposium, The Passions of Jean Genet/Les passions de Jean Genet. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
Organized by Ralph Heyndels, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures