Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities - Calendar

 

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
QUEERING LA: LGBT Literature and Literacies
7:15 pm - Alhambra Room
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Join us for a roundtable of fiction writers whose work focuses on LGBTQ communities and characters in Los Angeles and beyond. Co-presented by the American Communities Program.

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
FIELD TRIP TICKET SALES: Axis Mundo Queer Networks in Chicano LA Exhibit
10 am - U-SU Office, U-SU 306
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Join us on a field trip to West Hollywood to see the Axis Mundo QUeer Networks in Chicano LA exhibit on Saturday, November 4, 9am-4pm. Exhibit curators and contributing artists will be present. Trip facilitated by Dr. Dionne Espinoza (Liberal Studies/Women's, Gender, and Sexaulity Studies) and Dr. Ben Bateman (English/Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities). The CCC will host transportation and your lunch. Hold your spot for $10 at U-SU Room 306 starting Monday, Oct. 16. Space is limited and tickets are non-refundable. Participants must use transportation provided by the U-SU.

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
CIVILITY: Public Voices, Blogging, Podcasts, and the Humanities
12:15 pm - Golden Eagle Ballroom
3rd Floor - Golden Eagle Building

This workshop features writers, practitioners of new media, and scholars to examine how and to what effect public writing in the humanities can impact American cultures and civilities. Presented in collaboration with the American Communities Program.

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
GENDERING DEPORTATION: Salvadoran Men's Understanding of Expulsion from the U.S. - A Talk by Dr. Kati Dingeman
3 pm - San Gabriel Room
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

Of the over 400,000 people removed from the U.S. annualy, 93% are men. How do migrants understand their deportation and their gendered selves in relationship to it? Dr. Katie Dingeman, faculty, Sociology at Cal State LA and CSGS Faculty Fellow, will discuss the disparate ways men and women have been historically targeted by the deportation regime.

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
AXUS MUNDO QUEER NETWORKS IN CHICANO LA: A Talk by Ondine Chavoya and David Frantz
1:30 pm - Los Angeles Room A
3rd Floor - University-Student Union

The curators of the Axis Mundo exhibit will discuss the people, places, events, and art work of queer Chicano artists from the late 1960's to the early 1970's. Many of the artists hail from our surrounding communities, and their work makes visible the "queer networks" forged across this time frame and weaves through the Chicano and LGBT movements. Presented in conjunction with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
FIELD TRIP - Axis Mundo Queer Networks in Chicano LA Exhibit
9 am-4 pm - West Hollywood

See event description for Monday, Oct. 16 for information about trip and ticket sales.

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
UNDOCUMENTED LIVES: Archives of Erasure and Emergence - Exhibit Opening, Reception, and Dialogue
7:15 pm - John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library

Please view our installation in the JFK Library featuring material objects that undocumented immigrants brought with them on their journeys. Exhibit runs November 6 through December 28 on the first floor of the JFK Library. Students involved in the installation will engage with community members about their work.

CSGS Calendar Fall 2017