Rinaldo Walcott is an Associate Professor and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Department of Social Justice Education at OISE, as well as the Graduate Program in Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto. His teaching and research is in the area of black diaspora cultural studies and postcolonial studies with an emphasis on questions of sexuality, gender, nation, citizenship and multiculturalism. Currently, Rinaldo is completing Black Diaspora Faggotry: Readings Frames Limits, which is under-contract to Duke University Press. Additionally, Rinaldo is completing The Long Emancipation: Moving Towards (Black) Freedom, An Essay. As an interdisciplinary black studies scholar Rinaldo has published in a wide range of venues.