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Monday, September 22, 2014

Myanmar’s Sexual Minority Rights Movement and the Cultural Processes of Translating and Mobilizing Human Rights

Lecture | September 22 | 4-5:15 p.m. | CSLS, 2240 Piedmont Ave., Selznick Seminar Room

Lynette Chua, Assistant Professor of Law, National University of Singapore

Center for Southeast Asia Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Center for the Study of Law and Society

This talk draws from fieldwork in Myanmar and Thailand to examine how human rights matter to a sexual minority rights movement that is emerging in Myanmar as the country undergoes political transition.

Queer of Color Working Group

Meeting | September 22 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

Please join the Queer of Color Working Group for the first meeting of the Fall 2014 semester. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, the QoC Working Group focuses on reading and sharing recent work in queer of color and transnational queer scholarship, and more broadly reading across the intersections of critical race and sexuality studies. This meeting will be a starting point...   More >

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Opening Reception and Talk: Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Reception | October 1 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Tom Laqueur, Professor, UC Berkeley Department of History; Robin Mills, Sexual Health Educator, University Health Services; Malcolm Potts, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health


Please join us for a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit "Birds Do It, Bees Do It" that is in the Bernice Brown Gallery, Doe Library. The reception, in Morrison Library, features distinguished speakers.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Fleshing Out Knowledge: Race, Disability, and Corporeal Epistemologies

Lecture | October 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Center for Race and Gender

Prof. Mel Chen, Gender & Women's Studies
Tala Khanmalek, Ethnic Studies

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Queerness and Games Conference

Conference/Symposium | October 25 |  South Hall

Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014 // @qgcon //

The second annual Queerness and Games Conference (QGCon), hosted at UC Berkeley on October 25 and October 26, 2014, is happy to invite proposals for conference sessions now through June 15. Applicants...   More >

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dirty Pictures and Item Girls - Emerging Forms of Female Sexuality in Contemporary Hindi Cinema: Talk by Ajay Gehlawat, Director of the Film Studies program at Sonoma State

Lecture | November 18 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)

Ajay Gehlawat, Associate Professor of Theatre and Film, Sonoma State University

Institute for South Asia Studies

Talk by Ajay Gehlawat