Roderick A. Ferguson is a professor in the Department of African American Studies and the Gender and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the co-director of the Racialized Body research cluster at UIC. He is the co-editor with Grace Hong of the anthology Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization (2011). He is also co-editor along with Erica Edwards and Jeffrey Ogbar of Keywords of African American Studies, forthcoming in 2018 with NYU Press. In addition, he is the author of One-Dimensional Queer forthcoming in 2018 from Polity Press, We Demand: The University and Student Protests (2017), The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference (2012), and Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique (2004). He has written articles on race, social theory, cultural formations, sexuality, and feminism. He is the president for 2018/2019 of the American Studies Association.
American Studies Takes Care: An Interview with ASA President Roderick Ferguson
Sarah Mesle interviews ASA President Roderick Ferguson about this year's upcoming ASA conference, "States of Emergence."...