About Sandra Ruiz
Sandra Ruiz, a 2020–2021 Helen Corely Petit Scholar, is an associate professor of Latina/Latino Studies & English at Illinois, 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, the Department of Dance, and the Department of GWS. Ruiz, a trained performance studies scholar, is the author of Ricanness: Enduring Time in Anticolonial Performance (NYU Press, 2019). A co-authored book, Formless Formation: Vignettes for the end of this World, is forthcoming with the series Minor Compositions (Autonomedia Press, 2020). She is a co-editor of the new book series Minoritarian Aesthetics (NYU Press, 2020). She is also 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.