(The conversation is part of the Feb 26-27th, two-day joint lecture by Eva Hayward and Jack Halberstam)
Q&A and Discussion with the Audience
Jack Halberstam is Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University. Halberstam is the author of six 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, most recently, a short book titled Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variance (University of California Press). Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book titled Wild Thing: Queer Theory after Nature on queer anarchy, performance and protest culture the intersections between animality, the human and the environment.
Eva Hayward is an assistant professor in Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Receiving her Ph.D. in History of Consciousness at University of California, Santa Cruz (2008), she has taught at the UC Santa Cruz, University of New Mexico, and University of Cincinnati. She held postdoctoral fellowships at Uppsala University and Duke University. Her research focuses on aesthetics, environmental and science studies, and sexuality studies. She has recently published articles in Angelaki, Transgender Studies Quarterly, Cultural Anthropology, Parallax, differences, and Women’s Studies Quarterly. Hayward’s forthcoming book “SymbioSeas” looks at underwater representations of marine organisms to think about the interplay of sexuality and animal sciences.
This event is co-sponsored by the Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative at CEU!