The Center for Ethics and Leadership invites students, faculty and staff to hear Alison Kafer speak about disability rights.
Seeing Animals, Seeing Crips -- Reflecting on the work of painter Sunaura Taylor, and drawing on feminist, queer, and critical race theory, this talk explores the possibilities of linking critical animal studies with disability studies.
Alison Kafer is professor of feminist studies at Southwestern University, where she also teaches in the race and ethnicity studies and environmental studies programs. She is the author of Feminist, Queer, Crip (Indiana University Press 2013), as well as essays in feminist disability studies.
Kafer's Professional Profile: http://www.southwestern.edu/departments/faculty/faculty.php?id=kafera&style=res