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Homonationalism Gone Viral: Discipline, Control, and the Affective Politics of Sensation with Jasbir Puar, Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Homonationalism Gone Viral: Discipline, Control, and the Affective Politics of Sensation
with Jasbir Puar

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Taylor Hall 203

Jasbir Puar is a core faculty member in the department of Women's & Gender Studies at Rutger's University.  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 Assemblage: 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.

Sponsored by the Campus Life LGBTQ Programs and ALANA Programs

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