Roderick Ferguson on academia and minority inclusion

The author of THE REORDER OF THINGS talks on Against the Grain.

ferguson_reorderThe student movement of the 1960s and 70s demanded the inclusion of women's and ethnic studies by universities, the broadening of the canon, and the hiring and admission of previously excluded groups.  But to what extent were those demands absorbed and capitalized on by academia, the state, and corporations?  Race and critical theory scholar Roderick Ferguson discusses the convoluted journey of so-called minority inclusion.

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Published in: Against the Grain