The Sixth Annual Lecture

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The Sixth Annual Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Memorial Lecture in Gender and Sexuality Studies


Roderick Ferguson

University of Illinois, Chicago

was held on

March 15, 2016

For a video of the lecture and discussion click  here

Professor Roderick Ferguson, a pioneer of queer of color critique, is the author of The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference (2011) and Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique (2004).

The lecture was based on an upcoming book project about black queer diasporic art and activism in the 70s and 80s.



Sponsored by:

The Boston University Center for the Humanities, The Program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Department of English, The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, The Department of American Studies, The School of Theology, The Department of Romance Studies, and The Department of Sociology