San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
***LOCATION CHANGE: 9:30 AM TO 7:30 PM @ 20 COOPER SQUARE, 4TH FLOOR***
The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University presents
a disability studies mini-conference with Patrick Anderson, Toby Beauchamp, Mel Chen, Christina Crosby, Lisa Duggan, Morgan Holmes, A.B. Huber, S. Lochlann Jain, Katerina Kolarova, Robert McRuer, Mara Mills, Karen Nakamura, Alyson Patsavas, & C. Riley Snorton
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.
All events are at New York University.
Sign language interpretation services will be provided. If you need additional accommodations, please let us know as soon as possible: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-992-9540.
9:30 am to 3 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
Also, join us for a performance at 8:30 pm.
CLICK HERE TO RSVP TO THE PERFORMANCE.
Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Media, Culture & Communication; Council for the Study of Disability; Gallatin School of Individualized Study; Office of the Provost; Institute for Public Knowledge; Office of the Dean for Humanities, Arts and Science; Department of Social & Cultural Analysis; Department of Performance Studies; Asian/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.
image courtesy of Sunaura Taylor, "Lobster Girl", oil paint on digital print on paper, 5.5' x 3.5' (66" x 42"), 2011