Birkbeck Institute for Social Research: Race Forum and Department of Psychosocial Studies

Jasbir Puar – Debility/Capacity: Debt, Disability and Disaster Capitalism

Thursday 15th May 2014 6-8pm
Room B33, Birkbeck Main Building (Torrington Square)

Jasbir K. Puar is Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies at Rutgers University. 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. Her forthcoming monograph, Affective Politics: States of Debility and Capacity (Duke University Press, 2014) takes up questions of disability in the context of theories of bodily assemblages that trouble intersectional identity frames.

This event is free and open to all, but booking is essential – book your place on the Eventbrite page here.

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