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Homonationalism Gone Viral: Discipline, Control, and the Affective Politics of Sensation by Jasbir Puar USA.

Published on May 3, 2012

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) held a lecture entitled: "Homonationalism Gone Viral: Discipline, Control, and the Affective Politics of Sensation" by Jasbir Puar.

Professor Puar is Associate Professor of Women's & Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, globalization; postcolonial and diaspora studies; South Asian cultural studies; and theories of assemblage and affect. 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. Puar has also authored numerous articles that appear in Gender, Place, and Culture, Social Text, Radical History Review, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and Feminist Legal Studies. She is currently working on a new book titled Affective Politics: States of Capacity and Debility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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