Women's Studies Speaker

The Women’s Studies Institute is presenting the Spring 2010 Anne L. Harper Annual Lecture on Febuary 25th.  The lecture is being delivered by Gayatri Gopinath, associate professor of social and cultural analysis and director of gender and sexuality studies at New York University.  Her talk is entitled “Affect, Archive, and the Everyday: Queer Diasporic Re-visions.”

impossible_desiresThis free event takes place in General Classroom Building 939 [the Troy Moore Library] at 5:00pm.

Gopinath’s areas of research interest include queer studies, postcolonial studies, and feminist theory.  She is the author of Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures, which is available in the library in both print and electronic formats.  She also contributed a chapter to Queer Globalizations: Citizenship, Sexualities and the Afterlife of Colonialism, an edited collection of essays also available in the library.

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