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“An Aesthetics of Collapse,” a lecture by Jack Halberstam

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:30pm Sheldon Museum of Art

Jack Halberstam, professor of gender studies and English and director of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Columbia University, delivers the lecture “An Aesthetics of Collapse” in conjunction with the exhibition “The Nature of Waste: Material Pathways, Discarded Worlds.”

Halberstam is the author of seven books, including his latest book, “Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire” (Duke University Press, 2020). Places Journal awarded him its Arcus/Places Prize in 2018 for innovative public scholarship on the relationship between gender, sexuality, and the built environment.