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Friday, 07 January

353. Narrative and Intellectual Disability

3:30–4:45 p.m., Atrium I, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century American Literature

Presiding: Rachel Adams, Columbia Univ.

1. “A Tale Told by an Idiot: Narrative and Intellectual Disability in Faulkner’s Fiction,” Alice Hall, Univ. of Cambridge, Darwin Coll.

2. “Fruitcake Weather: Encountering Disability and Queerness in Truman Capote’s ‘A Christmas Memory,’” Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery Coll., Rockville, MD

3. “Disabled Narrative,” Michael Bérubé, Penn State Univ., University Park

Respondent: Rachel Adams

Author Comment
Subject: change to program
Alice Hall will not be attending the convention.
Her presentation will be replaced by Robert Spirko (U of Tennessee, Knoxville) "The Human Spectrum: Speculative Fiction and Autism"

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