Queer Crips across Time, MLA 2016

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    Allison Hobgood

    Saturday, 9 January

    619. Queer Crips across Time

    3:30–4:45 p.m.

    Program arranged by the Forum TC Disability Studies and the Forum TC Sexuality Studies

    Presiding: Allison Hobgood, Willamette Univ.

    Presiding: Martha Nell Smith, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

    Speakers: Cam Awkward-Rich, Stanford Univ.; Simone Chess, Wayne State Univ.; Petra Kuppers, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Saralyn Russell, Western Ontario Univ.; Jarred Wiehe, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

    Respondent: Ellen Samuels, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

    Presentations on queer, disabled disciplinary crossings in theory and practice. Speakers discuss queer-crip (pre)histories of embodiment, desire, and language, with an emphasis on the pasts, presents, and futures of queer-crip temporality, history, and sociality.

    For abstracts, write to ahobgood@willamette.edu.

    The following audiovisual request(s) was/were made for your session: Projection equipment for a computer; Extra microphone; Speakers for sound from audio device (e.g., iPod)

    The following assistance for presenters with disabilities was requested for your session: Ramps and space for wheelchair access at head table; Sign Language Interpreters

    keywords: disability theory, literature, disability rights, gay rights, queer theory

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