Past event

The Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series: Jack Halberstam All Fall Down: Queer World Unbuilding and The Legacies of Anarchitecture

Development invites you to hear from Jack Halberstam as part of The Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series for his talk titled “All Fall Down: Queer World Unbuilding and The Legacies of Anarchitecture”.

Professor Jack Halberstam is the David Feinson Professor of Humanities; Director of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality; and Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University.

Halberstam is the author of seven 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), Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal (Beacon Press, 2012) and Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variance (University of California Press). Halberstam's most recent book is Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire (Duke UP, 2020). Halberstam is now finishing a second volume on wildness titled: Unworlding: An Aesthetics of Collapse.

Places Journal awarded Halberstam its Arcus/Places Prize in 2018 for innovative public scholarship on the relationship between gender, sexuality and the built environment.

Halberstam was recently the subject of a short film titled “So We Moved” by Adam Pendleton, which played at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City until early 2022.

All welcome.
(There is no registration required to attend this event).