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Author Archives: Christopher Eng

Chris Eng’s incisive opening remarks — seminar with J. Jack Halberstam!

[Chris posted what is below; I snuck in to add photos and retitle the entry so that it better reflects the work he did…blog administrator’s prerogative.  KC] J. Jack Halberstam’s work continually challenges us to imagine alternative ways of living, … Continue reading

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CUNY@ASA: Practicing Critical Generosity

As a graduate student contemplating a future career in the academia, I have often found myself wondering about what constitutes the academic community that we imagine.  Not surprisingly then perhaps, I often find a special form of academic pleasure at … Continue reading

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Difference(s) and/in Institutionality–Remarks on Ferguson

I had the honor of providing some opening remarks to begin our discussion of Professor Roderick Ferguson’s “An American Studies Meant for Interruption” (2010) and “Administering Sexuality; Or, the Will to Institutionality” (2008).  These two pieces not only complement each … Continue reading

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