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january, 2018

22jan4:30 pm6:30 pmJack Halberstam's Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender VarianceBook Talk and Panel Discussion


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Jack HalberstamColumbia University
Janet Jakobsen, Barnard College
Che GossettRutger University
Kate BornsteinAuthor/Performance Artist/Gender Theorist
Moderator: Gil Hochberg, Columbia University

About the Speaker(s)

Jack Halberstam is a professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University. Halberstam is the author of five books including: Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters (Duke UP, 1995), Female Masculinity (Duke UP, 1998), In A Queer Time and Place (NYU Press, 2005), The Queer Art of Failure (Duke UP, 2011) and Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal (Beacon Press, 2012) and has written articles that have appeared in numerous journals, magazines and collections. Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book on Fascism and (homo)sexuality.

Cosponsored by The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for Humanities; Office of the Divisional Deans in the Faculty of Arts & Science; and Department of English and Comparative Literature


(Monday) 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Jerome Greene Annex

410 West 117th Street

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