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Critical Race and Ethnic Studies presents:
Roderick A. Ferguson: “Comparative Ethnic Studies: Retrieving, Redistributing, and Holding the Institution Under Erasure”
Public lecture: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 • 4:00-5:30 PM • 210 Humanities Building 1 • Reception to follow • Free and open to the public
This talk looks at the question of comparative ethnic studies through the critique and the rearticulation of comparative projects. It goes on to ask the question of how one might institutionalize and let one’s institutional practice and project be shaped by the critique of institutionalization.
Seminar: Thursday, January 10, 2013 • 9:00-11:00 AM • Followed by a Program building discussion: 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Registration is free but required by contacting Courtney Mahaney, at email@example.com. You will be then sent the readings Professor Ferguson has chosen for us.
Roderick A. Ferguson is professor of race and critical theory. He is the author of Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique (2004) and The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference (2012). He is also the co-editor with Grace Hong of Strange Affinities: The Gender and Sexual Politics of Comparative Racialization (2011).
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This event is organized and sponsored by the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program. Cosponsored by the University of California Center for New Racial Studies, the Division of Humanities at UCSC, and the UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Race and Ethnic Studies. Staff support provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.