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Friday, 07 January

266. Film Simulations of Disability

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Atrium I, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Disability Studies

Presiding: David Mitchell, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

1. “Disability Film Festivals and the Politics of Atypicality,” David Mitchell; Sharon Snyder, Brace Yourselves Productions

2. “Faking It: Canadian Identity and Disability Cinema,” Sally J. Chivers, Trent Univ.

3. “Deaf by Design,” Robert L. Johnson, Midwestern State Univ.

4. “Filming Illiteracy: The Pathology of Dyslexia in Claude Chabrol’s La cérémonie,” Lynn Tarte Ramey, Vanderbilt Univ.

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