Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities - Calendar

 

 CSGS Events Fall 2018

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 

THEORIZING THE PSYCHO-BIDDY AS QUEER HORROR

6 PM ● Los Angeles Room 

3nd Floor ● University-Student Union 

Dr. Bradley Rogers, faculty, Theatre Studies at Duke University, explores the psycho-biddy genre of films as a queer form of horror, with particular attention to the relationship between the spectator and the decaying body of the female performer/character. 

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

MAESTRAS

6 p.m. Fine Arts Gallery

Artists will discuss the barriers and opportunities that female printmakers encountered in working in the screen print studio at SHG and the significant role that they played in shaping the program and organization. This event is part of Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics and Art.

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

CHALLENGING THE BINARY: QUEERNESS IN PRINT MAKING

7:30 Fine Arts Gallery

A conversation about how printmakers use the medium to address and express queer identities and politics through their art. This event is part of Entre Tinta y Lucha: 45 Years of Self Help Graphics and Art.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3  

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES and WOMEN'S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES PRESENT: 

L.A. WRITERS: CELEBRATING WOMEN OF COLOR & LGBTQ ARTISTS – THIS IS WHAT A FEMINIST LOOKS LIKE 

1:30 PM • Los Angeles Room AB 

3rd Floor ● University-Student Union   

Los Angeles represents society’s hardships, social justice, and promise. Our ciudad’s beauty is our rich diversity, a proud rainbow of people. This series features Women of Color and LGBTQ poets/writers: powerful voices from this historical landscapes. Today’s panel features Ryka Aoki (poet, essayist, fiction), Elisabeth Houston (poet), and Sebha Sarwar (poet and novelist). 

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 

GEN SILENT – DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBTQ SENIORS 

1:30 pm ● U-SU THEATRE 

1ST Floor ● University-Student Union 

This documentary explores LGBTQ senior citizens deciding if they should hide their friends, spouses, and entire lives in order to survive in the social work system. Directed by Joseph Applebaum and Stu Maddux, 2012, 64 minutes. 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17  

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES and WOMEN'S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES PRESENT: 

L.A. WRITERS: CELEBRATING WOMEN OF COLOR & LGBTQ ARTISTS – QUEER PRIDE 

1:30 PM • Los Angeles Room BC 

3rd Floor ● University-Student Union   

Los Angeles represents society’s hardships, social justice, and promise. Our ciudad’s beauty is our rich diversity, a proud rainbow of people. This series features Women of Color and LGBTQ poets/writers: powerful voices from this historical landscapes. Today’s panel features Myriam Gurba (novelist), Wendy Ortiz (memoirist), and D’Lo (poet and performer).  

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25  

CHICANAS MOVIDAS: NEW NARRATIVES OF ACTIVISM AND FEMINISM IN THE MOVEMENT ERA

4:30 pm • Pasadena Room 

3rd Floor ● University-Student Union  

With contributions from a wide array of scholars and activists, including leading Chicana feminists from the period, this groundbreaking anthology is the first collection of scholarly essays and testimonios that focuses on Chicana organizing, activism, and leadership in the movement years. Dr. Dionne Espinoza, faculty, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, curates the discussion.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES PRESENTS: LEGITIMIZING HATE AND THE CONFEDERATE FLAG – A TALK BY DR. LIBBY LEWIS

1:40 – 2:55 PM ● U-SU Theatre

1st Floor ● University-Student Union 

Dr. Libby Lewis, professor in Pan-African Studies at Cal State LA, discusses the attempt to shape the nation under the terms and conditions of White Supremacist ideology, restore heteronormativity, and reproduce the culture of hate in North America.