May 10, 2007 – A Conversation with Jasbir Puar

Moderated by Anjali Arondekar, Feminist Studies, UC Santa Cruz

Thursday, May 10 / 2:30 PM / Humanities 210

Jasbir K. Puar is Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and a member of the Graduate Program in the Department of Geography at Rutgers University. She will present material from her forthcoming book on terror, affect, race, and sex titled Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Duke, 2007). Puar is also working on India Shining, a video project about the challenges of South Asian progressive organizations in New York City to the Hindutva nationalist and communalist politics of the annual India Day parade. Recent publications include “Mapping U.S. Homonormativities,” Gender, Place, and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography (February 2006) and “On Torture: Abu Ghraib,” Radical History Review (Fall 2005).

For more information, please contact Heather Turcotte at hmturcotte@juno.com

Sponsored by the Africana Dialogues Research Cluster and the Queer Theory Research Cluster