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April 19: Cripistemologies: a Disability Studies mini-conference



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[image on poster courtesy of Sunaura Taylor, "Lobster Girl", oil paint on digital print on paper, 5.5' x 3.5' (66" x 42"), 2011]

The Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality
at New York University
presents

Cripistemologies

a disability studies mini-conference with Patrick Anderson, Toby BeauchampMel Chen, Christina Crosby, Lisa DugganMorgan Holmes, A.B. HuberS. Lochlann Jain, Katerina Kolarova, Robert McRuer, Mara Mills, Karen Nakamura, Alyson Patsavas, & C. Riley Snorton

Friday, April 19

This conference is being organized in collaboration with the editors of two special issues of the new Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies titled “Cripistemologies,” parts 1 and 2. Panels will address the intersections of disability studies paradigms with those of gender and sexuality studies. Panels will address points of overlap and contention among these scholarly projects, focusing especially on questions surrounding illness, injury, chronic pain, and transgender and intersex embodiment.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE PANELS AND KEYNOTE ONLY.

9:30 am to 7:30  pm @ 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor (Social and Cultural Analysis)

9:30 to 11:30 am

Panel 1: Cripistemologies: Special Double Issue of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

Katerina Kolarova, Gender Studies, Charles University

Robert McRuer, English, George Washington University and co-editor of issue

Aly Patsavas, Disability Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

moderated by Lisa Duggan, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

***

1 to 3 pm

Panel 2: Injury, Illness, Chronic Pain and Disability Studies

Patrick Anderson, Critical Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego

S. Lochlann Jain, Anthropology, Stanford University

Karen Nakamura, Anthropology, Yale University

moderated by Christina Crosby, English, Wesleyan University

***

4 to 6pm

Panel 3: Trans/intersex and Disability Studies

Toby Beauchamp, Gender and Women’s Studies, Oklahoma State University

Morgan Holmes, Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

C. Riley Snorton, Communication, Northwestern University

moderated by A.B. Huber, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

***

6 to 7:30 pm

keynote address by Mel Chen, Gender & Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley

introduction by Mara Mills, Media, Culture & Communication, New York University

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE PANELS AND KEYNOTE ONLY.



CLICK HERE TO RSVP TO THE PERFORMANCE ONLY.  SPACE IS LIMITED.

8:30 to 10 pm @ 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 612 (Performance Studies)
Inside the Dance
Conceptualized by Victoria Marks, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, University of California, Los Angeles
Set by Hentyle Yapp, doctoral candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Walk the Talk (or Roll the Script): Exploring sense/access in performance
Jürg Koch, Dance, University of Washington

moderated by Patrick Anderson and Mara Mills

CLICK HERE TO RSVP TO THE PERFORMANCE ONLY.  SPACE IS LIMITED.


Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & SexualityDepartment of Media, Culture & Communication; Council for the Study of Disability; Gallatin School of Individualized StudyOffice of the Provost; Institute for Public Knowledge; Office of the Dean for Humanities, Arts and Science; Department of Social & Cultural Analysis; Department of Performance StudiesAsian/Pacific/American Institute; Program in Asian/Pacific/American Studies; Program in Gender & Sexuality Studies.  And by Revolutionizing American Studies initiative at City University of New York (CUNY).

This event is free and open to the public.

Venues are wheelchair accessible.

Sign language interpretation services will be provided.  If you need additional accommodations, please let us know as soon as possible.

For more information, please contact the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality at 212-992-9540 or email csgs(at)nyu.edu.

Facebook event page here.



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