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558: Temporalities of Disability

3:30 PM–4:45 PM Saturday, Jan 5, 2019

Hyatt Regency - Michigan 1C

Session Information

Description: In exploring the temporal horizons of nineteenth-century disability narratives, this panel aims to open new lines of dialogue between disability studies and the robust scholarship on the politics and ethics of temporality produced by nineteenth-century Americanists such as Lloyd Pratt, Elizabeth Freeman, Dana Luciano, Wai Chee Dimock, and Cindy Weinstein. Panelists draw on theories of queer temporality, narrative temporality, and temporal biopolitics.

Presider

Molly Ball, Eureka C

Speakers

Michael D. Snediker, U of Houston

Sarah E. Chinn, Hunter C, City U of New York

Stephen P. Knadler, Spelman C

Elizabeth Picherit, U of Texas, Austin

Regis Marlene Fox, Grand Valley State U

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