Jasbir K. Puar, Associate Professor, Women's & Gender Studies at Rutgers University will give a lecture entitled "Debility/Capacity: From Narrative Prosthesis to Disaster Capitalism".
Jasbir K. Puar is Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and the author of Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Duke University Press), which won the 2007 Cultural Studies Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies. Professor Puar's forthcoming monograph, Affective Politics: States of Debility and Capacity (Duke University Press, 2014) takes up questions of disability in the context of theories of bodily assemblages that trouble intersectional identity frames.
For additional information: http://www.jasbirpuar.com/
Sponsored with the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program