Recent Events  

Guest Lecturer, Erika and Klaus Mann: Traitors to the Fatherland at Leopold-Maximilian-University of Munich, January 27, 2016.

Screening/Book Signing for Paris Was A Woman, as part of the International Women’s Film Festival of Barcelona, February 2, 2016.

Guest Lecturer, Erika and Klaus Mann: Traitors to the Fatherland at University of Vienna/US Embassy Vienna, May 11, and University of Graz, May 12, 2015.

Book Talk/Signing for París Era Mujer, La Fundación Entredós, Madrid, April 29, 2015.

City College of New York  seminar, “Presidential Conversations: The Activist Scholar at the City College of New York.”  In conversation with City College President Lisa S. Coico.  Bones of Contention: Research toward a Documentary Film on the Historical Memory Debates in Spain. Thurs., March 19, 2015.

Panelist at the conference, CODES and MODES: The Character of Documentary Culture. I spoke on a panel on Documentary Ethics on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Hunter College, New York City.

Moderator, LGBT Rights as Human Rights – Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. I moderated a panel discussion featuring New York State Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, a prime sponsor of the Marriage Equality Act; Charles Radcliffe, Chief of the Global Issues Section of the UN Human Rights Office in New York as well as Senior UN Human Rights Adviser on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; South African activist Phumi Mtetwa, former secretary general of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA), and former Director of the Lesbian and Gay Equality Project of South Africa; Val Kalende, Ugandan LGBT activist and Fellow, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.  City College of New York.

Book Talk/Signing for París Era Mujer, Casa del Llibre, Barcelona, June 26, 2014.

“The Writer and Her Muse: Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas,” Rifkind Center for the Humanities at City College (NAC 5/225) on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (In conjunction with re-publication of Paris Was a Woman)

“The Writer and Her Muse: Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas,” CCNY Div. of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education, 25 Broadway 7th floor, on March 25, 2014. (In conjunction with re-publication of Paris Was a Woman)

Inquiring Minds Bookstore: Saugerties NY, Nov. 22, 2013.

Inquiring Minds Bookstore: New Paltz NY, Nov. 23, 2013.

Upstate Films, Rhinebeck NY: Nov. 23, 2013 (screening of Paris Was a Woman and book signing)

Alliance Française, New York City: Dec. 3, 2013.

Word Up Community Bookshop,  2113 Amsterdam Avenue at W. 165th St., New York City: Dec. 12, 2013.

Talk/Screening of Before Stonewall at University of Arizona at Tucson, February 28, 2013.

Erika and Klaus Mann: Traitors to the Fatherland — talk with film clips at German Studies Program, University of Arizona at Tucson, February 27, 2013, and at the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, CCNY, Nov. 28, 2012, as part of the Patai Lecture Series on Women, War and Peace.

Pink Talk: filmmaker Andrea Weiss and film historian Richard Dyer in conversationThe Pink Apple Film Festival, Zurich, May 2012.

Talk/Screening of Paris Was a Woman at Palau de la Virreina, Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Jan. 2012 in conjunction with exhibition Claude Cahun and Female Modernism.

In the Shadow of the Magic Mountain —  Book/film presentation on June 10, 2009 at the Goethe-Institute New York. 

Mini-retrospective in Vienna — Before Stonewall, International Sweethearts of Rhythm, and Tiny & Ruby at the Identities 2009 Festival in Vienna Austria, June 5-7, 2009.

Paris Was a Woman in Trieste — Special retrospective screening with invited filmmakers Andrea Weiss and Greta Schiller in Trieste, Italy, January 20, 2009 as part of the Trieste Int’l Film Festival.

Klaus and Erika Mann —  Presentation at the Leon Levy Center for Biography, City University of New York Graduate Center, February 6, 2009.

Communism, Perversion, and Other Crimes against the State: The FBI Files of Klaus and Erika Mann —  Presentation as part of the panel “The FBI Files on Modernism” at the Modern Language Association convention, San Francisco, December 2008. 

International Sweethearts of Rhythm screened at The Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC, on the twentieth anniversary of its premiere at Lincoln Center in the New York Film Festival.

‘She is My Rose’: The Writer and Her Muse — Guest Lecturer on Gertrude Stein, sponsored by the Perspectives on American Literature and Culture Research Colloquium of the Departments of Literature and Culture at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, October 2007.

U.N. Fever invited as sneak preview at The Global Peace Film Festival, Enzian Theater, Orlando Florida, September 2007. 

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