- FILM SERIES: QUEER MIGRATIONS & DIASPORIC INTIMACIES
- When: October 3, 2018 - November 28, 2018
- Where: Michelson Theater, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 648.
- Summary: The film series Queer Migrations & Diasporic Intimacies, hosted by the Asian Film and Media Initiative, foregrounds intimate queer worlds that often get eclipsed in narratives of migration and diaspora
- “SPIRITUAL MADNESS” LECTURE BY JUDITH WEISENFELD
- When: October 3, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
- Where: 100 Washington Square East, Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101
- Summary: SPIRITUAL MADNESS: Race, Psychiatry, and African American Religions
- “ALIVE IN THE ARCHIVE: AMBIVALENCE, ASSEMBLAGE, ANIMATION” LECTURE BY PATRICIA SPYER
- When: October 11, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
- Where: Silver Center for Arts & Science, 100 Washington Square East, Room 301
- Summary: In the early 2000s, when violence between Muslims and Christians racked Maluku on Indonesia’s eastern outskirts, Pentecostal ministers launched an iconoclastic attack on headhunter portraits and warlord statues of Seram Island’s culture museum. Spyer explores the clash between regimes of revelation intrinsic to museums and pentecostalism alike causing a ‘crisis of faith’ and leaving broken statues in its wake.
- THE APPARITIONISTS | PETER MANSEAU
- When: October 30, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Where: NYU Bookstore, 726 Broadway
- Summary: THE APPARITIONISTS: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln’s Ghost
- “SOUNDING ISLAM” BOOK EVENT WITH PATRICK EISENLOHR
- When: November 12, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Where: HAGOP KEVORKIAN CENTER FOR NEAR EASTERN STUDIES
- Summary: SOUNDING ISLAM: Voice, Media, and Sonic Atmospheres in an Indian Ocean World
- NEOLIBERALISM’S DEMONS | ADAM KOTSKO
- When: November 29, 2018
- Summary: The book explores the sources of neoliberalism's remarkable success and the roots of its current decline. Neoliberalism's appeal is its promise of freedom in the form of unfettered free choice. But that freedom is a trap...
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A conversation about how religion, race, gender, and sexuality intersect in the battle to resist state violence.
Introductions by Richard Allen, Angela Zito & Zhang Zhen