Women & Gender Studies Institute

WGS Research Seminar with Roderick Ferguson

“Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization”

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Time: 3-5pm
Speaker: Roderick Ferguson
Location: JB100, Conference room, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
Roderick A. Ferguson is Professor of race and critical theory and Department Chair of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique (2004) and the co-editor with Grace Hong of Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization (2011). For his seminar we will read Introduction & Chapter One of his new book, The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference, forthcoming this month from the University of Minnesota Press.(PDF copy is available from Ashifa Rajwani ashifa.rajwani@utoronto.ca).

Please note the location is changed to JHB100, main floor conference room, Jackman Humanities Building, St. George and Bloor St. W.

Ferguson’s talk is co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Institute and the Centre for the Study of the United States at the University of Toronto.

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