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Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times
In this pathbreaking work, Jasbir K. Puar argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class, and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization,Expand
Rethinking Homonationalism
  • J. Puar
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 25 April 2013
In my 2007 monograph Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (hereafter TA), I develop the conceptual frame of “homonationalism” for understanding the complexities of how “acceptance”Expand
Monster, Terrorist, Fag: The War on Terrorism and the Production of Docile Patriots
This question opens on to others: How are the technologies that are being developed to combat “terrorism” departures from or transformations of older technologies of heteronormativity, whiteExpand
“I would rather be a cyborg than a goddess”: Becoming-Intersectional in Assemblage Theory
“Grids happen” writes Brian Massumi, at a moment in Parables for the Virtual where one is tempted to be swept away by the endless affirmative becomings of movement, flux, and potential, as opposed toExpand
Mapping US Homonormativities
In this paper I argue that the Orientalist invocation of the ‘terrorist’ is one discursive tactic that disaggregates US national gays and queers from racial and sexual ‘others’, foregrounding aExpand
Queer Times, Queer Assemblages
These are queer times indeed. The war on terror is an assemblage hooked into an array of enduring modernist paradigms (civilizing teleologies, orientalisms, xenophobia, militarization, borderExpand
Homonationalism as Assemblage: viral travels, affective sexualities
In this article I aim to contextualise the rise of gay and lesbian movements within the purview of debates about rights discourses and the rights-based subject, arguably the most potent aphrodisiacExpand
Citation and Censorship: The Politics of Talking About the Sexual Politics of Israel
In response to critics’ claims that a discussion of sexuality and nationalism vis-à-vis the Israeli-Palestinian conflict bears no relation to the author’s previous work, or to such discussions withinExpand
‘I would rather be a cyborg than a goddess’: intersectionality, assemblage, and affective politics
In response to my proposition in Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times that intersectionality as an intellectual rubric and a tool for political intervention must be supplemented--ifExpand
Circuits of Queer Mobility: Tourism, Travel, and Globalization
While I was in Trinidad and Tobago in February 1998, a curious incident set off a series of conversations about the often tense relationships between the interests and effects of globalization andExpand