The Annual Equality Lecture: Jack Halberstam

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Trans* – Beyond a politics of recognition

The ninth annual equality lecture is delivered by Jack Halberstam, Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University. It will explore the history of trans* communities, questioning their association with exclusively political goals and a quest for recognition, and offers new and different aesthetic avenues to trans* lives and images.

Jack Halberstam is the author of six books including: Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters (1995), Female Masculinity (1998), In A Queer Time and Place (2005), The Queer Art of Failure (2011) and Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal (2012) and, most recently, a short book titled Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variance (2018). Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book titled Wild Thing: Queer Theory After Nature. 

This event will be subtitled by Stagetext.

In partnership with the British Sociological Association


Name: The Annual Equality Lecture: Jack Halberstam
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546