On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Dorothy R. Santos moderates a conversation between micha cárdenas, PhD and Mel Y. Chen at CCA’s Timken Auditorium in San Francisco.

Queer Cultural Center’s Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts and UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design present: Emerging Scholars Program On Dispossession Moderated by Jordan Reznick Thursday, May 9, 2019 7 -9pm San Francisco LGBT Community Center 1800 Market @ Octavia Street The event features four provocative presentations by graduate students from UC Berkeley’s […]

May 9, 2019 Precarious Lives: Emerging Scholars Program (ESP) Panel Discussion with UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design Students Moderated by Jordan Resnick LGBT Community Center, 7-8:30pm FREE Event Queer Cultural Center’s Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts, Creative Labor and UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design present: Emerging Scholars Program On Dispossession Moderated […]

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Dinh Q. Lê, “Light and Belief: Voices and Sketches of Life from the Vietnam War”
March 20, 2019

Artist Dinh Q. Lê will screen the documentary Light and Belief: Voices and Sketches of Life from the Vietnam War (2012, 37 minutes). After the screening, Lê will discuss its production and his co-founding of Sàn Art, a non-profit art space in Ho Chi Minh City.

Sonic Event: Sarah Hennies, Kadet Kuhne, and Carla Lucero
Moderated by Bob Ostertag
February 21, 2019

Sonic Event explores the embodied materiality of sound and the spectrum of sexual difference(s) in the work of three contemporary artists crafting the divergent velocities of sonic experience.

Jack Halberstam: Unbuilding Gender: Trans* Anarchitectures In and Beyond the Work of Gordon Matta-Clark
October 3, 2018
6:30 – 8:30pm

In this talk, Jack Halberstam looks towards anarchitectural practices of unmaking as promulgated by the American artist Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–1978) and links the ideas of unbuilding and creative destruction that characterize his work to develop a queer concept of anarchitecture focused upon the trans* body .

Queer Pedagogy
October 2, 2018

Queer Pedagogy: Anthea Black in Conversation with Juan Carlos Rodriguez Rivera
Moderated by Lexi Adsit

Queer Lights: New Projects by CCA Filmmakers
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, 7-8:30 pm

“Queer Lights” presents work-in-progress by four award-winning CCA filmmakers: Kim Anno, Robert Epstein, Việt Lê, and Pratibha Parmar, followed by a discussion moderated by Jacqueline Francis

  Sara Ahmed February 16, 2018 4 – 6 pm 112 Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley Campus Join us for a talk with renowned scholar Sara Ahmed, whose work lives at the intersections of feminist, queer, postcolonial, and critical race theory. Queer Use This lecture explores the queerness of use as well as uses of queer. […]

Chitra Ganesh in Conversation with Pratibha Parmar October 24, 2017, 7 pm Timken Auditorium, CCA SF Chitra Ganesh was born and raised in Brooklyn and Queens, and is currently based in Brooklyn. She completed her BA in Comparative Literature and Art—Semiotics from Brown University (1996), and her MFA from Columbia University (2002). She’s received awards […]