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WSQ Precarious Work: CUNY Graduate Center

  • Segal Theater, CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

Nothing to do on Valentine’s Day? How about joining us for an unconventional celebration of the publication of Precarious Work (edited by Alyson Cole and Victoria Hattam), WSQ (Vol. 45, Nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 2017) 

Inspired by Kathi Weeks’s article in the issue, “Down With Love,” we will stage a late afternoon performance of anti-love letters to work, precarity, and whatever else those gathered want to disavow on February 14th. Resembling more of a poetry slam than an academic panel, a variety of artists, activists and scholars will perform. The prose and poetry will be followed by a performance by The Lady Aye, “sweetheart of the sideshow.”

Come Slam Precarious Work! Confirmed “slammers” include: 
Kathi Weeks
Cecilia Vicuña
Jeanann Verlee
Celina Su 
Anne LeGoff
Stephon Lawrence
Kellie Jackson
Sean Hill
Elena Glasberg
Estelle Ferrarese
Fashion Praxis Collective
Victoria Hattam
Alyson Cole
David Brody
Meena Alexander 

This event is free and open to the public. The event takes place in the Martin E. Segal Theatre at The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave, NYC. 

For more information about the event and the performers, visit:

Co-sponsored by The PhD/MA Program in Political Science, The Center for the Humanities, The Women’s Gender Studies Program, SPTSA: Social and Political Theory Student Association at the Graduate Center, CUNY; and the Politics Department at the New School for Social Research; @The Heilbroner Center at the New School; WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly; and The Feminist Press at CUNY.

Earlier Event: January 16
Jamia Wilson: 45 Years after Roe v Wade
Later Event: February 17
Jamia Wilson @ Richmond Feminist Camp