Jack Halberstam

Wed, Jun 13    11:30am

Unbuilding Gender: Trans* Anarchitectures In & Beyond the Work of Gordon Matta Clark
Jack Halberstam.
Introduction by Jonah Rowen
Response by Anna-Maria Meister

Jack Halberstam is Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University. Halberstam is the author of six 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, most recently, a short book titled Trans: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variance (University of California Press). Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book titled Wild Thing: Queer Theory After Nature on queer anarchy, performance and protest culture the intersections between animality, the human and the environment. This talk is taken from an essay commissioned for Places Journal – the journal awarded Halberstam its Arcus/Places Prize this year for innovative public scholarship on the relationship between gender, sexuality, and the built environment.

Free and open to the public.
Organized by the Advanced Architectural Design program, Columbia GSAPP.

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