Public lecture: “Trans*: Visualizing the Gender Variant Body”

Public lecture: “Trans*: Visualizing the Gender Variant Body”

The Gender Arc@UL and the School of Culture & Communication announce a public lecture by Jack Halberstam (Professor of English and Gender Studies, Columbia University)
 
“Trans*: Visualizing the Gender Variant Body”
 
Date and venue: 6pm Wednesday 21st February in GEMS0-016, UL North Campus
 
Jack Halberstam’s current research in the fields of gender, queer theory, visual and cultural studies focuses on transgenderism, on anti-disciplinary knowledge, on subcultures, and on wildness. His recent books include Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability (2018), Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender and The End of Normal (Beacon Press, 2012), The Queer Art of Failure (Duke, 2011). Specialising in a range of mediums, from Gothic literature to film, Halberstam’s pioneering work helped define the field of sexuality studies with publications including In A Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives (NYU, 2005), and Female Masculinity (Duke, 1998), along with articles in numerous journals, magazines, and collections.
 
In conjunction with this lecture, we will host a day workshop for postgraduate and early career scholars on Gender, Sexuality, and Citizenship. For details, contact: margaret.oneill@ul.ie