2008-2009 Events

2008-2009 Events


All events except the Postwar Queer Underground Cinema conference take place in HGS (Hall of Graduate Studies), room 211, 320 York Street, New Haven, CT.  Free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 11, HGS 211

Reception 4-5 pm, Roundtable and discussion 5-7 pm
Social Science and the Construction of Modern Sexuality
with Roderick Ferguson, Sabine Frühstück, Dan Healey, Elizabeth Lunbeck, Chris Waters, and Joanne Meyerowitz
For more information on this symposium, click here.

Thursday, October 23, 5 pm, HGS 211

Claire Potter, Wesleyan University 
Was There a Sexual Conterrevolution? “Sex Wars” and the Politics of Pornography in the Age of Reagan

Monday, November 10, 5 pm, HGS 211

Marc Epprecht, Queens University 
Heterosexual Africa? The History of an Idea from the Age of Exploration to the Age of AIDS

Thursday, January 29, 5 pm, HGS 211

Judith Coffin , University of Texas, Austin 
Sex, Love, and Letters: Simone de Beauvoir and Her Readers, 1949-1963

Thursday & Friday, February 19-20, Whitney Humanities Center

Postwar Queer Underground Cinema, 1950-68 (pre-registration required)
For more information on this conference, click here.

Wednesday, February 25, 7:30 pm, McNeil Lecture Hall, Yale University Art Gallery

Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky
Rebirth of a Nation
Co-sponsored with the Yale University Art Gallery, Department of Music, New Ideas in African American Studies, Calhoun College, and Film Studies

Thursday, February 26, 5 pm, HGS 211

Robert Self, Brown University
Sex, Sexuality, and the Dilemmas of Privacy in American Politics and Law, 1965-1976