This Friday, April 30, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at New York University will hold a day-long symposium entitled “The Traffic in Policy: Religion, Sexuality, and the State”:

This one-day symposium will examine ways in which religious discourses and movements are crossing national borders and shaping policy debates, legislation, and public spheres in the Americas.

Speakers include

Faye Ginsburg (NYU), Carol Mason (Oklahoma State University), María Consuelo Mejía (Catholics for the Right to Decide, Mexico), Ann Pellegrini (NYU), Diana Taylor (NYU) Juan Marco Vaggione (National University of Córdoba, Argentina), and David Harrington Watt (Temple University).

There will also be a keynote address by Roberto J. Blancarte, of El Colegio de México. Complete details are available here.