Eric Darnell Pritchard
Eric Darnell Pritchard is an assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is author of the award-winning Fashioning Lives: Black Queers and the Politics of Literacy (Southern Illinois University Press, 2016) and editor of Glamourtunist.com. He is currently at work on two new book projects including a biography of 1980s fashion superstar Patrick Kelly.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE FUNAMBULIST MAGAZINE:
– “SAGGING PANTS: Criminalization and Racialized Adornment,” in The Funambulist 3 (Jan-Feb 2016) Clothing Politics.
– “OVERALLS: On Identity And Aspiration From Patrick Kelly’s Fashion To Hip Hop”, in The Funambulist 15 (Jan-Feb 2018) Clothing Politics #2