Current graduate student Juliana Hu Pegues' article "Rethinking Relations: Interracial Intimacies of Asian Men and Native Women in Alaskan Canneries," was published in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Volume 15, Number 1. For abstract and full article, please click here.
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Professor Roderick Ferguson was interviewed on the radio show "Against the Grain" where he discussed his book The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference. For more information and to listen to the complete interview, please click here.
Roderick A. Ferguson's article "Reading Intersectionality" was recently published in the online graduate student journal Trans-Scripts. For the complete article, please click here.
RODERICK A. FERGUSON has written a blog entry for the University of Minnesota Press' blog. Please click here to read Ferguson's entry about Adrian Piper's "Self-Portrait 2000," the art work that he uses to open his new book The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference.
Current graduate student Benjamin Wiggins published his article "You Talkin' Revolution, Sweetback': On Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and Revolutionary Filmmaking" in Black Camera. This essay analyzes the production, text, and reception of Melvin Van Peebles's Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song to consider the potential of revolutionary cinema.
Riv-Ellen Prell's article "Boundaries, Margins, and Norms: the Intellectual Stakes in the Study of American Jewish Culture(s)" appears in the journal Contemporary Jewry (Vol 32, July 2012). The article was based on the Sklare Lecture, delivered at the Association for Jewish Studies, where she was awarded the Marshal Sklare Award for distinguished scholarship in the Social Scientific Study of Jewry. The journal includes two responses to the article by Ari Kelman, an American Studies PhD now at Stanford, and Shaul Kelner, a sociologist at Vanderbilt. Continue reading for the article abstract.