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Taking Care of Our Bodies, Lizza, and Drag Queens Singing (W/ Mijon Zulu, Nick Probst, Greggor Mattson, & LaWhore Vagistan (aka Kareem Khubchandani))

Whispering Huntys

And we're back! Mijon is still flying solo with queer academia, but Nick will be back next week. We are going back to school with professors from Oberlin and Tufts University who have literally been teaching the children about queer nightlife! Greggor Mattson and Kareem Khubchandani/ LaWhore Vagistan are absolute dears who help us deep-dive into RuPaul's Drag Race US Season 13 Episode 8 Social Media: The Unverified Rusical.We discuss: Did anyone actually understand Kandy’s Bald Head Brigade comment? Boiler Brigade - What is that? Tina burner messing Rosé’s head was everything. Denali is not a singer. Why on earth would she challenge Rosé to a sing-off. Anne Hathaway is bringing in so much positivity. Can she come on every season? Also, was anyone surprised when Utica had trouble rapping. Olivia went to theatre camp - no one is surprised. Tina Burner and Graham Norton! Who knew? Taxi-gate  - who wore it better. Rose is wearing ORANGE. Symone head was in the wrong place. She cannot sing. So don’t try! Can we get a double save? About our guestsGreggor Mattson is a professor of sociology and gender, sexuality, and feminist studies at Oberlin College in Northeast Ohio where he teaches courses on cities, sexualities, and nightlife. He is finishing a book about changes in gay bars in the U.S. over the past 25 years, including ones that are more than an hour's drive from another scattered across the American interior.Kareem Khubchandani is an assistant professor at Tufts University. He is the author of Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife, and co-editor of Queer Nightlife. He is also a drag queen, performing as everyone’s favorite South Asian drag auntie, LaWhore Vagistan.FOLLOW GREGGOR MATTSONhttps://www.instagram.com/wigzaddy/https://www.instagram.com/ashtag_ashlee/https://twitter.com/greggormattsonDisco Déjeuner: http://bit.ly/OberlinNightlife A free biweekly lunchtime conversation series on the present and future of nightlife.FOLLOW LAWHORE VAGISTANhttps://www.instagram.com/kareempuff https://www.instagram.com/lawhorevagistanhttps://twitter.com/kareempuff https://twitter.com/lawhorevagistanhttp://www.criticalauntystudies.comA website documenting all kinds of aunties, including drag auntiesFOLLOW MIJONhttps://www.instagram.com/majorzu/FOLLOW NICKhttps://www.instagram.com/neprobst/https://www.instagram.com/grow_withnick/https://twitter.com/NEProbstFOLLOW THE HUNTYShttps://www.twitter.com/HuntyWhisperinghttps://www.instagram.com/whisperinghuntys/https://whisperinghuntys.transistor.fm/Whispering Huntys is an Apocalypse Podcast Network Podcast.Sign up to our Listserv: http://eepurl.com/hfnySr

39mins

25 Feb 2021

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The Nipples Are The Eyes of the Face (W/ Mijon Zulu, Nick Probst, Greggor Mattson, & LaWhore Vagistan (aka Kareem Khubchandani))

Whispering Huntys

Hey ya’ll. This week is a little bit of a curveball, so Mijon is flying solo with queer academia! Yes, we repeat, we are going back to school with professors from Oberlin and Tufts University who have literally been teaching the children about queer nightlife! Greggor Mattson and Kareem Khubchandani/ LaWhore Vagistan are absolute dears who help us deep-dive into RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 2 Episode 6 Snatch Game.We discuss: Why no one gives Tia Kofi credit for being a lip-sync assassin! Lawrence Chaney has 3 badges so it is time for lip sync. Can a drag queen REALLY elevate themself while filming on the show?  Ellie Diamond has a twin and she is crying - a lot. Is she going home? Miriam Margolyles - ouch! Bimini Bon-Boulash's Katie Price - YASSSSSSS! Sister Sister is a psychic - can the franchise actually take another psychic on Snatch Game. Gemma Collins who? Was she even there? What is a bell end?  About our guestsGreggor Mattson is a professor of sociology and gender, sexuality, and feminist studies at Oberlin College in Northeast Ohio where he teaches courses on cities, sexualities, and nightlife. He is finishing a book about changes in gay bars in the U.S. over the past 25 years, including ones that are more than an hour's drive from another scattered across the American interior.Kareem Khubchandani is an assistant professor at Tufts University. He is the author of Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife, and co-editor of Queer Nightlife. He is also a drag queen, performing as everyone’s favorite South Asian drag auntie, LaWhore Vagistan.FOLLOW GREGGOR MATTSONhttps://www.instagram.com/wigzaddy/https://www.instagram.com/ashtag_ashlee/https://twitter.com/greggormattsonDisco Déjeuner: http://bit.ly/OberlinNightlife A free biweekly lunchtime conversation series on the present and future of nightlife.FOLLOW LAWHORE VAGISTANhttps://www.instagram.com/kareempuff https://www.instagram.com/lawhorevagistanhttps://twitter.com/kareempuff https://twitter.com/lawhorevagistanhttp://www.criticalauntystudies.comA website documenting all kinds of aunties, including drag auntiesFOLLOW MIJONhttps://www.instagram.com/majorzu/FOLLOW NICKhttps://www.instagram.com/neprobst/https://www.instagram.com/grow_withnick/https://twitter.com/NEProbstFOLLOW THE HUNTYShttps://www.twitter.com/HuntyWhisperinghttps://www.instagram.com/whisperinghuntys/https://whisperinghuntys.transistor.fm/Whispering Huntys is an Apocalypse Podcast Network Podcast.Sign up to our Listserv: http://eepurl.com/hfnySr

1hr

22 Feb 2021

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Kareem Khubchandani, "Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife" (Michigan UP, 2020)

New Books in Gender

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020) follows queer South Asian men across borders into gay neighborhoods, nightclubs, bars, and house parties in Bangalore and Chicago. Bringing the cultural practices they are most familiar with into these spaces, these men accent the aesthetics of nightlife cultures through performance.Kareem Khubchandani develops the notion of “ishtyle” to name this accented style, while also showing how brown bodies inadvertently become accents themselves, ornamental inclusions in the racialized grammar of desire. Ishtyle allows us to reimagine a global class perpetually represented as docile and desexualized workers caught in the web of global capitalism.The book highlights a different kind of labor, the embodied work these men do to feel queer and sexy together. Engaging major themes in queer studies, Khubchandani explains how his interlocutors’ performances stage relationships between: colonial law and public sexuality; film divas and queer fans; and race, caste, and desire.Ultimately, the book demonstrates that the unlikely site of nightlife can be a productive venue for the study of global politics and its institutional hierarchies.Kareem Khubchandani is Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. Khubchandani was awarded the 2019 CLAGS Fellowship from CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies for the Ishtyle manuscript.Sneha Annavarapu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/gender-studies

50mins

24 Aug 2020

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Kareem Khubchandani, "Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife" (Michigan UP, 2020)

New Books Network

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020) follows queer South Asian men across borders into gay neighborhoods, nightclubs, bars, and house parties in Bangalore and Chicago. Bringing the cultural practices they are most familiar with into these spaces, these men accent the aesthetics of nightlife cultures through performance.Kareem Khubchandani develops the notion of “ishtyle” to name this accented style, while also showing how brown bodies inadvertently become accents themselves, ornamental inclusions in the racialized grammar of desire. Ishtyle allows us to reimagine a global class perpetually represented as docile and desexualized workers caught in the web of global capitalism.The book highlights a different kind of labor, the embodied work these men do to feel queer and sexy together. Engaging major themes in queer studies, Khubchandani explains how his interlocutors’ performances stage relationships between: colonial law and public sexuality; film divas and queer fans; and race, caste, and desire.Ultimately, the book demonstrates that the unlikely site of nightlife can be a productive venue for the study of global politics and its institutional hierarchies.Kareem Khubchandani is Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. Khubchandani was awarded the 2019 CLAGS Fellowship from CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies for the Ishtyle manuscript.Sneha Annavarapu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

50mins

24 Aug 2020

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Kareem Khubchandani, "Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife" (Michigan UP, 2020)

New Books in Performing Arts

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020) follows queer South Asian men across borders into gay neighborhoods, nightclubs, bars, and house parties in Bangalore and Chicago. Bringing the cultural practices they are most familiar with into these spaces, these men accent the aesthetics of nightlife cultures through performance.Kareem Khubchandani develops the notion of “ishtyle” to name this accented style, while also showing how brown bodies inadvertently become accents themselves, ornamental inclusions in the racialized grammar of desire. Ishtyle allows us to reimagine a global class perpetually represented as docile and desexualized workers caught in the web of global capitalism.The book highlights a different kind of labor, the embodied work these men do to feel queer and sexy together. Engaging major themes in queer studies, Khubchandani explains how his interlocutors’ performances stage relationships between: colonial law and public sexuality; film divas and queer fans; and race, caste, and desire.Ultimately, the book demonstrates that the unlikely site of nightlife can be a productive venue for the study of global politics and its institutional hierarchies.Kareem Khubchandani is Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. Khubchandani was awarded the 2019 CLAGS Fellowship from CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies for the Ishtyle manuscript.Sneha Annavarapu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/performing-arts

50mins

24 Aug 2020

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Kareem Khubchandani, "Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife" (Michigan UP, 2020)

New Books in South Asian Studies

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020) follows queer South Asian men across borders into gay neighborhoods, nightclubs, bars, and house parties in Bangalore and Chicago. Bringing the cultural practices they are most familiar with into these spaces, these men accent the aesthetics of nightlife cultures through performance.Kareem Khubchandani develops the notion of “ishtyle” to name this accented style, while also showing how brown bodies inadvertently become accents themselves, ornamental inclusions in the racialized grammar of desire. Ishtyle allows us to reimagine a global class perpetually represented as docile and desexualized workers caught in the web of global capitalism.The book highlights a different kind of labor, the embodied work these men do to feel queer and sexy together. Engaging major themes in queer studies, Khubchandani explains how his interlocutors’ performances stage relationships between: colonial law and public sexuality; film divas and queer fans; and race, caste, and desire.Ultimately, the book demonstrates that the unlikely site of nightlife can be a productive venue for the study of global politics and its institutional hierarchies.Kareem Khubchandani is Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. Khubchandani was awarded the 2019 CLAGS Fellowship from CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies for the Ishtyle manuscript.Sneha Annavarapu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/south-asian-studies

50mins

24 Aug 2020

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Kareem Khubchandani, "Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife" (Michigan UP, 2020)

New Books in Asian American Studies

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020) follows queer South Asian men across borders into gay neighborhoods, nightclubs, bars, and house parties in Bangalore and Chicago. Bringing the cultural practices they are most familiar with into these spaces, these men accent the aesthetics of nightlife cultures through performance.Kareem Khubchandani develops the notion of “ishtyle” to name this accented style, while also showing how brown bodies inadvertently become accents themselves, ornamental inclusions in the racialized grammar of desire. Ishtyle allows us to reimagine a global class perpetually represented as docile and desexualized workers caught in the web of global capitalism.The book highlights a different kind of labor, the embodied work these men do to feel queer and sexy together. Engaging major themes in queer studies, Khubchandani explains how his interlocutors’ performances stage relationships between: colonial law and public sexuality; film divas and queer fans; and race, caste, and desire.Ultimately, the book demonstrates that the unlikely site of nightlife can be a productive venue for the study of global politics and its institutional hierarchies.Kareem Khubchandani is Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. Khubchandani was awarded the 2019 CLAGS Fellowship from CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies for the Ishtyle manuscript.Sneha Annavarapu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/asian-american-studies

50mins

24 Aug 2020

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Kareem Khubchandani, "Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife" (Michigan UP, 2020)

New Books in Anthropology

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020) follows queer South Asian men across borders into gay neighborhoods, nightclubs, bars, and house parties in Bangalore and Chicago. Bringing the cultural practices they are most familiar with into these spaces, these men accent the aesthetics of nightlife cultures through performance.Kareem Khubchandani develops the notion of “ishtyle” to name this accented style, while also showing how brown bodies inadvertently become accents themselves, ornamental inclusions in the racialized grammar of desire. Ishtyle allows us to reimagine a global class perpetually represented as docile and desexualized workers caught in the web of global capitalism.The book highlights a different kind of labor, the embodied work these men do to feel queer and sexy together. Engaging major themes in queer studies, Khubchandani explains how his interlocutors’ performances stage relationships between: colonial law and public sexuality; film divas and queer fans; and race, caste, and desire.Ultimately, the book demonstrates that the unlikely site of nightlife can be a productive venue for the study of global politics and its institutional hierarchies.Kareem Khubchandani is Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. Khubchandani was awarded the 2019 CLAGS Fellowship from CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies for the Ishtyle manuscript.Sneha Annavarapu is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/anthropology

50mins

24 Aug 2020

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Impact Duty, Episode 7 - Kareem Khubchandani on Ishtyle

Impact Duty

Kareem Khubchandani is a professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. He is the author of Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife.

42mins

8 Aug 2020

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E15/Tia Knows Best! w/ Kareem Khubchandani

Las Gelatinas

Welcome to Las Gelatinas! A podcast about chiles rellenos and depleting serotonin levels. On this week's episode we're joined by Kareem Khubchandani, the body behind LaWhore Vagistan to discuss our bad ass aunties , aunty porn on twitter and using your aunty powers for good!Find Kareem and LaWhore on instagram and twitter.IG: lawhorevagistan (https://www.instagram.com/lawhorevagistan/?hl=en) Twitter: lawhorev (https://twitter.com/LawhoreV) Tune in next week where we discuss our favorite tacos!

1hr 5mins

23 Jun 2020

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