Lessons in Drag with LaWhore Vagistan

Dr. Vagistan, your favorite desi drag aunty, brings the nightclub to the classroom, opening up conversations about dance, diaspora, feminism, globalization, and queer pleasures.


Biography: 
Kareem Khubchandani is the Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Drama & Dance and the Program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University teaching at the intersection of performance studies and queer studies. He holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, and previously served as the inaugural Embrey Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research, performance, and teaching interests include dance studies, queer nightlife, South Asian diaspora, global queer politics, performance ethnography, critical race studies, and drag.

 

Thursday, October 3 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Little Hall, Golden Auditorium

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