About Sandra Ruiz
Sandra is an assistant professor of Latina/Latino studies and English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Program in Comparative World Literature, the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, the Department of Theatre, and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. Ruiz has been published in journals such as Women and Performance, Performance Matters, and Small Axe and is the author of Ricanness: Enduring Time in Anticolonial Performance (New York University Press, 2019). She is also a series editor along with Shane Vogel and Uri McMillan of Minoritarian Aesthetics (New York University Press). Ruiz is the cofounder of the Brown Theatre Collective and the founder of La Estación Gallery. Currently, she is working on two book projects: Perilous Pedagogy: Psychoanalytic Affections within the Live Aesthetic and a book of poetry entitled The Edge of Depth.