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The Sea is History: Social and Environmental Justice and the Black Radical Tradition

A Talk by Professor Roderick A. Ferguson
April 21, 2021 - 5:00pm


About the Speaker

Roderick A. Ferguson is professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. He is the author of One-Dimensional Queer (Polity, 2019), We Demand: The University and Student Protests (University of California, 2017), The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference (University of Minnesota, 2012), and Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique (University of Minnesota, 2004). He is the co-editor with Grace Hong of the anthology Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization (Duke University, 2011). He is also co-editor with Erica Edwards and Jeffrey Ogbar of Keywords of African American Studies (NYU, 2018). He is the 2020 recipient of the Kessler Award from the Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS).

About the Talk

Bodies that Haunt: Rethinking the Political Economy of Death is a research collective supported by an ICGC Research Circle Award and a CLA ICW Grant. This event is co-sponsored by Gender Women and Sexuality Studies, African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Geography, History, the Immigration History Research Center, and the Institute for Global Studies.

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