New Sexualities RFG Tag

On May 2 and 3, UC Santa Barbara is hosting a group of scholars, Ford Foundation project officers, film makers and movement leaders on campus. This group from China, Brazil and Ecuador offers novel “southern” or subaltern perspectives on China’s massive contemporary presence in Africa, Middle...

Sex Workers Outreach Project-Los Angeles is a local chapter of SWOP-USA, a national grassroots social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education, community building, and advocacy. SWOP is committed to the...

Queer Hemisphere: América Cuir is a two-day conference comprised of six interdisciplinary graduate student panels, two keynote presentations, one by Prof. Sayak Valencia (author of Capitalismo Gore) and the other by performance artist Lorena Wolffer (Mapping Dissent), a keywords dialogue with Prof. Marcia Ochoa (UCSC),...

Lorena Wolffer (Artist) Thursday, April 13, 2017 / 12:45 PM meet in front of the Student Resource Building Mapping Dissent is a collaborative public art project with queer feminist and Mexico-City based artist, Lorena Wolffer and part of the ongoing Queer Hemispheres Radical Performance Series. During the performance...

Nguyễn Quốc Thành (Founding Director, QUEER FOREVER) Monday, October 17, 2016/5:00 PM 6020 HSSB, McCune Conference Room Nguyễn Quốc Thành holds a Master of Science from Warsaw University, Poland. Since 2007, he has co-organized the Five Flavor Film Festival in Warsaw. In Hà Nội, Nguyễn recently exhibited Soldiers'...

Osmundo Pinho (Federal University, Reconcavo in Bahia, Brazil) Monday, March 3 / 1:30 PM SSMS 2011 On December 9 2013, in the State of São Paulo, the richest of the Brazilian states, six thousand young people attended an unauthorized funk party, like a rolling, mobile “flash mob” or...

Wednesday, May 8 / 12:00 PM-9:00 PM UCSB Pollock Theater and UCen State Street Room Celebrating the publication of The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure (The Feminist Press, 2013), a co-edited volume produced by three UC Santa Barbara professors—Constance Penley, Mireille Miller-Young, and Celine...

Nguyen Tan Hoang (English / Film Studies at Bryn Mawr College) Friday, October 19 / 11:00 AM UCSB Women's Center Conference Room Nguyen Tan Hoang is a video artist and academic whose work interrogates forms of desire in queer Asian male identities, Vietnamese diasporic cultural production, and trans-Asian...

Wednesday, March 7 & 14, 2012 McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB Organized by the New Sexualities Research Focus Group, these symposia highlights the work of graduate students in Dr. Mireille Miller-Young’s Global Sex Work and Economies of Desire seminar. Drawing from critical sexualities studies frameworks, UCSB...

Mireille Miller-Young (Feminist Studies, UCSB) Monday, Nov 21, 2011 / 12:00 PM Crowell Reading Room (6028 HSSB) This talk explores how discourses of sexualization–and particularly pornification or pornetration–obscure critical differences in the ways that “women’s” sexuality emerges in modern popular cultures and social relations. Women of color...

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March 8, 2011 Mosher Alumni House On March 8, 2011 the New Sexualities RFG hosted a Sexuality Studies Brainstorming Session titled, “Rethinking the Funding and Form of Sexuality Studies.” This full-day event was held at the Mosher Alumni House. Paul Amar, Lisa Duggan, Macarena Gomez-Barris, J. Jack...

Monday, March 7, 2011 Multi-Cultural Center Queer theorists Lisa Duggan, Macarena Gomez-Barris, J. Jack Halberstam, and Dean Spade presented queer critiques of same-sex marriage and the fight for “marriage equality.” Instead of attempting to merely transform existing, oppressive institutions, panelists insisted on the necessity of moving...

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Mosher Alumni House On May 25, 2010, New Sexualities and Conversations for Change paired up to present “Race and Desire: Black Actors in Adult Film” at the Mosher Alumni House. Panelists Vanessa Blue, Sinnamon Love, and Tyler Knight discussed the politics of race,...

  Sunday, November 8, 2009 On November 8, 2009, New Sexualities hosted a transdisciplinary, international workshop and panel on Sexuality and Islam in Europe and the Middle East. Panelists  Paul Amar (Global Studies, UCSB) Janet Afary (Religious Studies, UCSB), and Fatima El-Tayeb (African American Literature and Culture,...