Debility/Capacity: From Narrative Prothesis to Disaster Capitalism

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:10pm
Linderman 200
Jasbir K. Puar is Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Puar 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. Puar’s 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.