Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities - Calendar

 

Spring 2018 Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
CSGS OPEN HOUSE WITH CSGS FACULTY FELLOW: DR. SARAH BEEBY
3 pm - San Gabriel Room
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

CSGS celebrates its faculty and student scholars and discusses funding and presentation opportunities for students studying gender and sexuality. Additionally, Dr. Sarah Beeby (faculty, Art, CSULA) presents on the following: In the 19th century, Oscar Wilde said Everything in life is about sex, except sex, sex is about power.

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
GENTRIFICATION, INDIGENEITY, AND GENDER
6:15pm - U-SU Theater
1st Floor - University-Student Union

This event will engage students about the gentrification that is so prominent in Los Angeles communities in relation to colonialism, indigenous displacement, gender, and sexuality. 

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2018 and Apr. 13, 2018
ACP READING GROUP: HUMANKIND: SOLIDARITY WITH NON-HUMAN PEOPLE BY TIMOTHY MORTON
2:30 pm - E&T A631
6th Floor - Engineering and Technology Building

In preparation for Timothy Morton's talk on campus in April, join the American Communities Program reading group for the first two sessions to discuss Morton's latest work. Contact Dr. Maria Karafilis (mkarafi@calstatela.edu) for information on the reading.

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
CSGS: THE MODERNIST ART OF QUEER SURVIVAL - A TALK BY DR. BEN BATEMAN
3 pm - San Gabriel Room
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Whether we speak of queer bodies targeted for harrasment, queer sensibilities derided as dangerous, or queer intimacies denied legitimacy, we acknowledge a close companionship between queerness and precariousness. Dr. Ben Bateman (faculty, English, CSULA; director, CSGS) discusses the themes of his new book.

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018
ZINE-MAKING AS ARTIVISM
6 pm - Los Angeles Room BC
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Join us as local zinesters, activists, and scholars discuss the art of creating zines as a means of voicing their politics and identities.

Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
AN AFTERNOON WITH JEN SCAPPETTONE: POETRY AND/AS ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
1:30pm - Los Angeles Room BC
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Dr. Jen Scappettone (faculty, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago) discusses the interplay between poetry and research, specifically how poetry can expose the pathways of responsibility for social and environmental justice. Presented by the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, American Communities Program, MFA, and Department of English.

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018
STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE: GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES (FEATURING KEYNOTE BY TIM MORTON)
9am - 5pm - U-SU
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Student scholars present their original research on genders, sexualities, feminism, and queer identities in this annual conference presented by CSGS and the Cross Cultural Centers. Dr. Timothy Morton (Professor of English, Rice University) keynotes on the ethical and ecological urgency of creating new forms of solidarity with nonhuman beings. For more information, contact CSGS at (323) 343-6549 or the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001.

Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018
THE DAVID L. KUBAL MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES, FEATURING DR. RITA FELSKI
HOOKED: ART AND ATTACHMENT
5pm - U-SU Theater
1st Floor - University-Student Union

How could or view of literature and art change if we took "attachment" as a defining concept? The focus is on what carries weight in our experience of art: the significance and salience of ties. Reception before the lecture in the Cross Cultural Centers, starting at 4:15pm.
 

2018 Calendar