Advance Notice: Guest Lecture Prof. Jack Halberstam “Unbuilding Gender: Trans* Anarchitectures In and Beyond the Work of Gordon Matta-Clark”
Guest lecture by Jack Halberstam (Professor of Gender Studies and English, Columbia University New York) in the seminar “Architectures of Gender: body_building” hosted by the Visiting Lectureship of the Theory of Architecture Dr. Torsten Lange, Institute gta, ETH Zurich
Monday May 13, 2019, 10:00–12:00
ETH Hönggerberg, HIL E 67
Jack Halberstam is a recipient of the Arcus/Places Prize, which supports innovative public scholarship on gender, sexuality, and the built environment. Halberstam is the author of five 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 has written articles that have appeared in numerous journals, magazines and collections. Halberstam has co-edited a number of anthologies including “Posthuman Bodies” with Ira Livingston (Indiana University Press, 1995) and a special issue of Social Text with Jose Munoz and David Eng titled “What’s Queer About Queer Studies Now?” Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book titled WILD THING on queer anarchy, performance and protest culture, the visual representation of anarchy and the intersections between animality, the human and the environment.