Fall 2014 Events
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
| Friday, October 3, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
Queer Embodiment, Desire, Urban Space: DE SIDERE
Renowned Indian feminist scholar Lata Mani and Argentinian filmmaker Nicolás Grandi present their recent collaboration, an experimental 38 minute video entitled De Sidere 7, a meditation on desire, queer embodiment, and urban space shot in New Delhi and Bangalore.
|Tuesday, October 21, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
Book Presentation of Pigmentacrocies: Ethnicity, Race, and Color in Latin America
Join the afrolatin@ forum and NYU's Department of Social and Cultural Analysis as we celebrate the publication of Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race, and Color in Latin America.
| Thursday, October 23, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM |
Covering the Three Missouri Mikes
This panel will talk about three black men in Missouri, all named Michael, as a way to think about how American media creates narratives about young black men and how the American public consumes such media. Featuring Saeed Jones, Joel Anderson, Arun Venugopal, and Keahnan Washington, moderated by Steven Thrasher.
| Monday, November 3, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM |
THE COLLOQUIUM FOR UNPOPULAR CULTURE presents: GRÁINNE QUINLAN ARTIST TALK
GRÁINNE QUINLAN will present images of the mysterious, often-terrifying Straw Boys of West Ireland, and, from her White Crane Spread Wings project which portrays, sometimes in beguilingly science-fiction style, the movements of HK senior citizens as they practise Tai Chi. She will discuss the rather unexpected, international influences on her work, and show unpublished photographs from her archive.
| Saturday, November 8, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM|
THE COLLOQUIUM FOR UNPOPULAR CULTURE presents: KIER-LA JANISSE on HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN
Canadian author, publisher and film programmer KIER-LA JANISSE will be giving a presentation illustrated by clips and onscreen images in which she lays bare the process - and consequences - of inserting herself into the larger narrative of horror studies.
| Monday, November 10, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
THE COLLOQUIUM FOR UNPOPULAR CULTURE presents: AGATA PYZIK ON SUBLIME SOCIALISM: EASTERN EUROPE AND THE RISE OF ‘POOR BUT SEXY’ CULTURE
A discussion featuring AGATA PYZIK, a Polish writer and author of Poor But Sexy: Culture Clashes In East and West (2014) and ELIOT BORENSTEIN, Professor of Russian & Slavic Studies at NYU and author of Overkill: Sex and Violence in Contemporary Russian Popular Culture (2008).