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68. Rhetoric and Representations of Autism and Aphasia

Thursday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Purdue-Wisconsin, Chicago Marriott

A special session

1. "Minding Theory of Mind: Autism, Embodiment, Narrative," Melanie Yergeau, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. "Tropes of Difference: Life Writing on the Autism Spectrum," Sonya Loftis, Morehouse Coll.

3. "Getting the Word Out: Aphasia and the Problem of Invisibility," Carolyn McCue Goffman, DePaul Univ.

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Genre, Theory, Method – Nonfictional Prose

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