Talk: Critical Speaker Series Presents Jack Halberstam

Event date to be determined

Jack Halberstam is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California.

Halberstam is the author of five 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).

Halberstam gives lectures around the country and internationally every year. Lecture topics include: queer failure, sex and media, subcultures, visual culture, gender variance, popular film, and animation.

Talk : April 4th, Monday, 2016 at 3:30 PM
Toy Lounge, Dey Hall
“Becoming Feral: Sex, Death, and Falconry”

Seminar: April 5th, Tuesday, 2016 at 3:30 PM
Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall
“Wild Things:
Queer and Feminist Theory at the End of the World”

Events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kevin Pyon at or David Baker at

Event Location: 
Toy Lounge, Dey Hall 4th Floor, UNC at Chapel Hill