Jasbir K. Puar

postHUMANities Lecture


Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:10pm

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