UPDATE: All conference panels and the keynote will now take place at the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor.
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.
Register for the conference panels and keynote only (9:30AM-7:30PM). Space is limited. Details below.
Register for the performance only (8:30-10PM). Space is limited. Details below.
9:30AM to 3PM @20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
9:30 to 11:30AM
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 3PM
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 pm to 7:30PM @20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
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 7:30PM
keynote address by Mel Chen, Gender & Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley
introduction by Mara Mills, Media, Culture & Communication, New York University
8:30 to 10PM @ 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 612 (NYU Performance Studies)
Walk the Talk (or Roll the Script): Exploring sense/access in performance
Jürg Koch, Dance, University of Washington
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.
Co-sponsored by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute, Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, Council for the Study of Disability, Department of Media, Culture & Communication, Department of Performance Studies, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Institute for Public Knowledge, Program in Asian/Pacific/American Studies, Program in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Office of the Dean for Humanities, Arts and Science, Office of the Provost, and the Revolutionizing American Studies initiative at City University of New York (CUNY).