with Aye Nako, Mon Mecs, Tavia Nyong’o, Mimi Nguyen, José Muñoz, Golnar Nikpour & M.J. Zilla
Thu January 31st, 2013
Minimum Age: 21+
Doors Open: 6:00PM
Show Time: 6:30PM
Aye Nako, Mon Mecs, and a roundtable discussion panel w/ Tavia Nyong’o, Mimi Nguyen, José Muñoz, Golnar Nikpour, M.J. Zilla, and the co-editors.
Also, zine tabling by the POC Zine Project and for the birds collective
Women & Performance’s “Punk Anteriors” double issue release party
Tavia Nyong’o is Associate Professor of Performance Studies at New York University, where he writes, researches and teaches critical black studies, queer studies, cultural theory, and cultural history. His first book, The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory (Minnesota, 2009), won the Errol Hill Award for best book in African American theatre and performance studies. Nyong’o has published articles on punk, disco, viral media, the African diaspora, film, and performance art in venues such as Radical History Review, Criticism, TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies, Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, Women Studies Quarterly, The Nation, and n+1. He is co-editor of the journal Social Text.