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Jasbir Puar

USA
Visiting Fellow June 11

Women’s and Gender Studies, American Studies

Rutgers University



Vita

Professor Puar is a core faculty member in the department of Women's & Gender Studies. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, globalization; postcolonial and diaspora studies; South Asian cultural studies; and theories of assemblage and affect. She is the author of Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Duke University Press 2007), which won the 2007 Cultural Studies Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies. Professor Puar has also authored numerous articles that appear in Gender, Place, and Culture; Social Text; Radical History Review; Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography; and Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Her edited volumes include a special issue of GLQ entitled "Queer Tourism: Geographies of Globalization" and she co-edited a volume of Society and Space entitled "Sexuality and Space".

(2011)

Her lecture "The Cost of Getting Better: Ecologies of Race, Sex, and Disability" on 7 June 2011 opened the series The Subtle Racializations of Sexuality: Queer Theory, the Aftermath of Colonial History, and the Late-Modern State organized by Antke Engel, Institute for Queer Theory, in cooperation with the ICI Berlin.
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