If you're going to be in New York two weeks from Friday, you owe it to yr pet gerbil named Jayne County to check this out. They've got some really smart and crushworthy panelists lined up, plus it's free. Pogo New York correspondent Kim Germain passed along the info.
GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE FUTURE OF SUBCULTURE
Friday, April 13, 2007
2 PM to 7:30 PM
19 University Place, Room 102
between 8th Street and Waverly Place (NY, NY)
Scenes and styles change, but is something more fundamentally shifting in the role urban subculture plays? Is it being outmoded? This one-day event will examine these questions from the particular vantage point of how subculture altered how we think about gender, sexual, and racial dissidence.
2 PM Panel One: HISTORIES
Kandia Crazy Horse (rock journalist); Drew Daniel (musician), and Dominic Johnson (Queen Mary, University of London).
Moderator: Jose Munoz (Performance Studies, NYU)
4 PM Panel Two: FUTURES
Julie Atlas Muz (Miss Exotic World 2006); James Spooner (filmmaker/artist); and Karen Tongson (University of Southern California)
Moderator: Jason King (Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music, NYU)
6 PM Post Panels: KEYNOTE
Lady Jaye and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle/Psychic TV)
For more information, please call 212-992-9540, email email@example.com, or visit www.nyu.edu/csgs .