A series launch with Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Jack Halberstam, & LaMonda Horton-Stallings
Lisa Duggan, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
Roderick Ferguson, African American Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jack Halberstam, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University
LaMonda Horton-Stallings, Women’s Studies, University of Maryland
Short. Accessible. Timely. American Studies Now: Critical Histories of the Present is dedicated to the scholarship we need now. Authors Rod Ferguson (We Demand: The University and Student Protests), J Jack Halberstam (Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Guide to Gender Variability), LaMonda Horton-Stallings (Sex Down Heya: A Dirty South Manifesto for Sexual Resistance in the New South), and series co-editor Lisa Duggan (Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and Neoliberal Greed) will be here to launch this series of books designed to illuminate power, protest and the teachable moments of our political present in historical context.
This event is free & open to the public. Venue is accessible.
For more information, check out the event website or contact NYU CSGS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-992-9540.
Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Social & Cultural Analysis; and Race & Public Space Working Group of the Institute for Public Knowledge.