Spring 2021

February 2021

Deafness And Hearing In The History Of Science

February 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Deafness and Hearing in the History of Science Friday, February 12, 12-1:30 p.m. (ET) Reading, discussion, and celebration of two new books: Jaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware), Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History (Chicago, 2020) Viktoria Tkaczyk (Humboldt University of Berlin), Mara Mills (NYU), and Alexandra Hui (Mississippi State), eds. Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality (Oxford, 2020) Co-Sponsor: The Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation This is a Zoom webinar. CART and ASL are provided. (Please…Find out more »

March 2021

Screening And Discussion: Vision Portraits (Rodney Evans, 2019)

March 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

A Screening and Discussion with filmmaker Rodney Evans and performance artist/dancer Kayla Hamilton This feature-length documentary chronicles the creative paths of blind and visually impaired artists — photographer John Dugdale, dancer Kayla Hamilton, writer Ryan Knighton and the director, award-winning filmmaker Rodney Evans. Co-sponsors: ACLS Scholars & Society Program; Center for Media, Culture & History; Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU; Institute of African American Affairs and Center for Black Visual Culture;  Grey Art Gallery, NYU;…Find out more »

Golem Girl: A Memoir (Riva Lehrer, 2020)

March 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

*Please note time change* Friday, March 12th, 4-5:30 PM, (ET) A Reading & Conversation with authors/artists/disability activists Riva Lehrer and Sunaura Taylor Riva Lehrer’s memoir is a vivid portrait of her life, growing up disabled and Jewish, discovering her sexuality and her place as an artist in the emerging world of Disability Culture. Co-sponsors: ACLS Scholars & Society Program; Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU; Grey Art Gallery, NYU; Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History/Skirball Department…Find out more »

April 2021

Joseph Grigely And Emily Watlington In Conversation

April 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Joseph Grigely “Fourteen Untitled Conversations” 2002 Artist and writer Joseph Grigely and critic and curator Emily Watlington in conversation on art, disability, apologies and other matters. Joseph Grigely is an artist and writer. He has had solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art; the MCA, Chicago; the Musée d’art Moderne in Paris; the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; and has participated in the Whitney, Venice, Berlin, Istanbul, Liverpool, and Sydney Biennials.  His books include Textualterity: Art, Theory, and Textual Criticism…Find out more »

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