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Andil Gosine

Department of Sociology

Associate Professor
 
Office: 2148 Vari Hall
Phone: (416) 736-2100
Emailandil@yorku.ca
Primary websitewww.andilgosine.com
 
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Andil Gosine's writing, research and artistic practice explore ecology, desire and power, and reference personal experiences living in the Caribbean, Canada, USA, UK and France, and their social histories.

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Research Interests

Culture and Cultural Studies , Race and Racism , Transnational Sexualities, Environmental Justice/Queer Ecology, Indentureship Cultures

Selected Publications

Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada: An Introduction

Sex for pleasure, rights to participation and alternatives to HIV/AIDS: Placing sexual minorities in development, IDS Working Paper #228, Sussex: Institute of Development Studies

“Nonwhite reproduction and same-sex eroticism: Queer acts against nature,” in Queer Ecology

“The World Bank’s GLOBE: Queers in/queering international development,” in Queering Development

“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World,” Art in America

WARDROBES: Previews; staged performances include Cutlass (Toronto, 2012), Rum and Roti (Toronto, 2012), (Made In Love) (new York, 2013) and Ohrni (Toronto, 2012)

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All Publications

Books

Andil Gosine's WARDROBES (Limited Edition)

Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada: An Introduction

Monographs

Sex for pleasure, rights to participation and alternatives to HIV/AIDS: Placing sexual minorities in development, IDS Working Paper #228, Sussex: Institute of Development Studies

Book Chapters

"FOBS, Banana Boy, and the Gay Pretenders: Queer Youth Navigate Sex, "Race," and Nation in Toronto, Canada," in Queerly Canadian

“Nonwhite reproduction and same-sex eroticism: Queer acts against nature,” in Queer Ecology

“Mia Mottley speaks (homo) sex: An interrogation of HIV/AIDS scripts on sexuality (and a call to engage alternate strategies),” in Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS: The Caribbean and Beyond

“The World Bank’s GLOBE: Queers in/queering international development,” in Queering Development

“Speaking of sex: the heteronationalism of MSM,” in Sexualities, Social Exclusion and Human Rights

Journal Articles

“Murderous Men: MSM and Risk-Rights in the Caribbean,” International Feminist Journal of Politics

"Christopher Cozier," Art in America

"Ohrni & Cutlass," Caribbean Review of Gender Studies

“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World,” Art in America

“Lorraine O’Grady’s New Worlds,” Art in America

“The Coral Flesh of the Indies,” ARC

“There is no Mother Roti,” ARC

“Lorraine O’Grady’s Landscapes,” ARC

“Sex in The Clearing,” Alternatives Journal

“Politics and Passion: An Interview with Gloria Wekker,” Caribbean Review of Gender Studies. Volume 3. Guest Editor of this Special “Sexualities” edition of CRGS.

“Monster, Womb, MSM: The Work of Sex in International Development. Development. 52.1

“More than nature (The greening of politics),” Alternatives Journal

“Youth make nations: Three Toronto stories,” Topia Journal of Cultural Studies

"Marginalization myths and the complexity of 'men': Engaging critical conversations about Irish and Caribbean masculinities," in Journal of Men and Masculinities 9 (3)

“’Race’, culture, power, sex, desire and love: Writing in ‘men who have sex with men,’” IDS Bulletin 37 (5)

“Dying planet, deadly people: ‘Race’-sex anxieties & alternative globalizations,” Social Justice 32 (4)

“Dying planet, deadly people: ‘Race’-sex anxieties & alternative globalizations,” Social Justice 32 (4)

“Stumbling into sexualities: International development encounters dissident desire,” Canadian Woman Studies Journal 24 (2 & 3)

“Myths of diversity,” Alternatives Journal 29 (1)

“Talking ‘race,’” Alternatives Journal 33 (1)

“Les Verts reinvent l’égalité,” Alternatives Journal 33 (1)

“Putting a feminist face into practice: Contradictions in the French Green Party,” Women and Environments International No. 52/53

“Pink Greens: Ecoqueers organize in Toronto,” Alternatives Journal 27 (3)

“Presenting Adrienne Clarkson: Gender, nation and a new Governor-General,” Canadian Woman Studies Journal 20 (2)

Published Reviews Of Your Work

The Bittersweet Performance of Histories, by Jaret Vadera, ARC, November 2013

Creative Works

BOOKENDS A Yoko Ono Story (Short film, premiered February 18, 2004, at VIDEOFAG Gallery)

WARDROBES: Previews; staged performances include Cutlass (Toronto, 2012), Rum and Roti (Toronto, 2012), (Made In Love) (new York, 2013) and Ohrni (Toronto, 2012)

"Someone Like You (Chutney Edit)" (Short film; Jury Citation at the Inside Out Film Festival)

Approach To Teaching

Engages cultural criticism and studies of cultural production in studies of power, representation and justice.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2014 AP/SOCI4230 6.0  Sociology of Cultures and Ethnic Identities SEMR Course Website 


Andil Gosine's writing, research and artistic practice explore ecology, desire and power, and reference personal experiences living in the Caribbean, Canada, USA, UK and France, and their social histories.


Cultural Studies (Art, Fashion), Transnational Sexualities, Environmental Justice, Coolitude/Indo-Caribbean Contemporary Cultures, 'Race'-racism.

Area of Specialization

Cultural Studies


Degrees

PhD, York University
MPhil, University of Sussex
BES, York University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies


Research Interests:

Culture and Cultural Studies , Race and Racism , Transnational Sexualities, Environmental Justice/Queer Ecology, Indentureship Cultures

Selected Publications

Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada: An Introduction

Sex for pleasure, rights to participation and alternatives to HIV/AIDS: Placing sexual minorities in development, IDS Working Paper #228, Sussex: Institute of Development Studies

“Nonwhite reproduction and same-sex eroticism: Queer acts against nature,” in Queer Ecology

“The World Bank’s GLOBE: Queers in/queering international development,” in Queering Development

“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World,” Art in America

WARDROBES: Previews; staged performances include Cutlass (Toronto, 2012), Rum and Roti (Toronto, 2012), (Made In Love) (new York, 2013) and Ohrni (Toronto, 2012)

All Publications

Books

Andil Gosine's WARDROBES (Limited Edition)

Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada: An Introduction

Monographs

Sex for pleasure, rights to participation and alternatives to HIV/AIDS: Placing sexual minorities in development, IDS Working Paper #228, Sussex: Institute of Development Studies

Book Chapters

"FOBS, Banana Boy, and the Gay Pretenders: Queer Youth Navigate Sex, "Race," and Nation in Toronto, Canada," in Queerly Canadian

“Nonwhite reproduction and same-sex eroticism: Queer acts against nature,” in Queer Ecology

“Mia Mottley speaks (homo) sex: An interrogation of HIV/AIDS scripts on sexuality (and a call to engage alternate strategies),” in Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS: The Caribbean and Beyond

“The World Bank’s GLOBE: Queers in/queering international development,” in Queering Development

“Speaking of sex: the heteronationalism of MSM,” in Sexualities, Social Exclusion and Human Rights

Journal Articles

“Murderous Men: MSM and Risk-Rights in the Caribbean,” International Feminist Journal of Politics

"Christopher Cozier," Art in America

"Ohrni & Cutlass," Caribbean Review of Gender Studies

“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World,” Art in America

“Lorraine O’Grady’s New Worlds,” Art in America

“The Coral Flesh of the Indies,” ARC

“There is no Mother Roti,” ARC

“Lorraine O’Grady’s Landscapes,” ARC

“Sex in The Clearing,” Alternatives Journal

“Politics and Passion: An Interview with Gloria Wekker,” Caribbean Review of Gender Studies. Volume 3. Guest Editor of this Special “Sexualities” edition of CRGS.

“Monster, Womb, MSM: The Work of Sex in International Development. Development. 52.1

“More than nature (The greening of politics),” Alternatives Journal

“Youth make nations: Three Toronto stories,” Topia Journal of Cultural Studies

"Marginalization myths and the complexity of 'men': Engaging critical conversations about Irish and Caribbean masculinities," in Journal of Men and Masculinities 9 (3)

“’Race’, culture, power, sex, desire and love: Writing in ‘men who have sex with men,’” IDS Bulletin 37 (5)

“Dying planet, deadly people: ‘Race’-sex anxieties & alternative globalizations,” Social Justice 32 (4)

“Dying planet, deadly people: ‘Race’-sex anxieties & alternative globalizations,” Social Justice 32 (4)

“Stumbling into sexualities: International development encounters dissident desire,” Canadian Woman Studies Journal 24 (2 & 3)

“Myths of diversity,” Alternatives Journal 29 (1)

“Talking ‘race,’” Alternatives Journal 33 (1)

“Les Verts reinvent l’égalité,” Alternatives Journal 33 (1)

“Putting a feminist face into practice: Contradictions in the French Green Party,” Women and Environments International No. 52/53

“Pink Greens: Ecoqueers organize in Toronto,” Alternatives Journal 27 (3)

“Presenting Adrienne Clarkson: Gender, nation and a new Governor-General,” Canadian Woman Studies Journal 20 (2)

Published Reviews Of Your Work

The Bittersweet Performance of Histories, by Jaret Vadera, ARC, November 2013

Creative Works

BOOKENDS A Yoko Ono Story (Short film, premiered February 18, 2004, at VIDEOFAG Gallery)

WARDROBES: Previews; staged performances include Cutlass (Toronto, 2012), Rum and Roti (Toronto, 2012), (Made In Love) (new York, 2013) and Ohrni (Toronto, 2012)

"Someone Like You (Chutney Edit)" (Short film; Jury Citation at the Inside Out Film Festival)


Teaching:

Approach To Teaching

Engages cultural criticism and studies of cultural production in studies of power, representation and justice.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2014 AP/SOCI4230 6.0  Sociology of Cultures and Ethnic Identities SEMR Course Website