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Raquel Gutiérrez

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 12:30pm

Raquel Gutierrez

Raquel Gutiérrez has long been a writer and live performer. She is a film actor, curator, publisher (Econo Textual Objects, established 2014), playwright, arts administrator, and community organizer. She writes about art, culture, music, film, performance and community building, and creates original solo and ensemble performance compositions. Read more

A Reading to Celebrate 698D in Creative Writing

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:00pm

A Reading to Celebrate 698D in Creative Writing

The Spring 2016 698d class in Creative Writing is holding a Reading and end of term party to celebrate the completion of their projects in poetry, narrative and drama/performance. All are invited! The festivities will take place on Thursday, May 12 at 7 pm in Jerome Richfield 319. Refreshments will be served. They will be delicious.... Read more

Martin Pousson's new novel, Black Sheep Boy, reading and reception

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:30pm

Black Sheep Boy

Martin Pousson will launch his new novel-in-stories, Black Sheep Boy, at Skylight Books on Thursday, May 26, at 7:30 PM. The novel includes stories that won the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing. Skylight Books is located in Los Feliz at 1818 N. Vermont Ave. The launch is free, open to all, and will include a reading, signing, and reception party. Read more

Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast 2016 Conference

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 7:30am to Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 4:00pm

Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast 2016 Conference

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) will host the Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast 2016 Conference on the CSUN campus in Northridge, California from Friday, June 10-Sunday, June 12. College and university faculty, K-12 schoolteachers, independent scholars and graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in Asian or Asian diaspora studies are invited to join. In addition to online registration ($125 for professionals, $35 for students and general community members), we will also have on-site

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Guest Lecture: Queer Necropolitics: Everyday Death Worlds and Shifting Domains of Struggle

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Silvia Posocco

Queer Necropolitics brings into focus regimes of attribution of liveliness and deadliness of subjects, bodies, communities and populations and their instantiation through performatives of gender, sexuality and kinship, as well as through processes of confinement, removal and exhaustion. In this talk, Dr. Posocco explores these arguments and includes a discussion of the queer necropolitical dimensions of her ethnographic research on transnational adoption circuits in Guatemala. Read more

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11th Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Max Strassfeld

The ancient world offers surprising insights into contemporary gender politics. Ancient Jewish texts describe a variety of sex and gender categories, which profoundly shaped Jewish ideas about law and gender beyond a simple binary. The flexible thinking in these texts shows us how to reassess our received narratives about the relationship between religion, gender, and law today. Read more