Faris Khan - Khwaja Sira Politics: Gender Ambiguity in Everyday Life and Activism in Pakistan

Event time: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
WLH 309 See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Faris Khan is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University. His research interests include queer and transgender studies, identity and performance, globalization and transnationalism, activism and social justice, digital and biotechnologies, and Islam in South Asia and its diaspora. Faris’s current book project is an ethnography of the culture, politics and activism of non-normatively gendered people in Pakistan known as the khwaja sira.

Open to: 
General Public