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David Bowie, 1966. Photograph by Doug McKenzie. Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive

Conversation: Daphne Brooks and Jack Halberstam

Saturday, July 14, 2018

2–3 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Join Daphne Brooks and Jack Halberstam for an interdisciplinary conversation on David Bowie’s legacy. As leading scholars working at the intersections of race, gender, and performance, Brooks and Halberstam explore the world of Bowie and his worldwide impact on popular culture.

Daphne Brooks is Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University, and served as chief curator of the international conference “Blackstar Rising & The Purple Reign: Celebrating the Legacies of David Bowie and Prince,” in 2017. Jack Halberstam is Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University and author of multiple books, including The Queer Art of Failure and Gaga Feminism.

Tickets are $16 and include Museum general admission (purchase tickets for David Bowie is separately). Member tickets are $14. To receive the Member code, email membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!

We are committed to making our galleries and programs accessible to everyone. To request accommodations, such as assistive listening devices, ASL interpretation, and open captioning, email us at access@brooklynmuseum.org.

Questions about this event? Email us at public.programs@brooklynmuseum.org.