Neferti X. M. Tadiar

Neferti X. M. Tadiar is Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of the books, Things Fall Away: Philippine Historical Experience and the Makings of Globalization (2009) and Fantasy-Production: Sexual Economies and Other Philippine Consequences for the New World Order (2004), and co-editor (with Angela Y. Davis) of Beyond the Frame: Women of Color and Visual Representation (2005). Her current book, Remaindered Life, a meditation on the disposability and surplus of life-making under contemporary conditions of global empire, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Tadiar is former co-Editor of the journal Social Text and Director of the Alfredo F. Tadiar Library in San Fernando, La Union, Philippines.