Public Lecture: "The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora" by Roderick Ferguson

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Public Lecture: "The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora" by Roderick Ferguson

The English Department welcomes Roderick Ferguson, U. of Illinois-Chicago, to campus as part of the 2017 Critical Race Studies Lecture Series.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:30pm-6:00pm
Moore B03
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Roderick A. Ferguson is the co-director of the Racialized Body research cluster at UIC. Prior to his appointment there, he was professor of race and critical theory in the Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, serving as chair of the department from 2009 to 2012. In the fall of 2013, he was the Old Dominion Visiting Faculty for the Council of the Humanities and the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. In 2004, he was Scholar in Residence for the “Queer Locations” Seminar at the University of California’s Humanities Research Institute in Irvine, California. From 2007 to 2010, he was associate editor of the American Studies Association’s flagship journal American Quarterly. In the year 2000, he was awarded the Modern Language Association’s Crompton-Noll Award for Best Essay in Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Studies in the Modern Languages/Literatures for his essay “The Parvenu Baldwin and the Other Side of Redemption: Modernity, Race, Sexuality, and the Cold War." He is the co-editor with Grace Hong of the University of Minnesota Press book series Difference Incorporated. Also with Hong, he is the co-editor of the anthology Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization (2011). In addition, he is the author of The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference (2012), Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique (2004), and numerous articles. 

Source: https://aast.uic.edu/aast/people/faculty/roderick-ferguson

For more information, contact:
Bruch Lehmann
603-646-3993

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