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Monday, 29 December

670. Globalizing Disability

7:15–8:30 p.m., Golden Gate 1, Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on Disability Studies

Presiding: Ann Fox, Davidson Coll.

1. “Globalization and the Devalued Body: Disability Studies in the Twenty-First Century,” Thomas Jordan, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York

2. “Ireland as a Disabled Cultural Space: Disability, Colonialism, and Global Context,” Mark A. Mossman, Western Illinois Univ.

3. “Grotesque Femininity, Disability, and the Limits of Circulation in Globalized Africa: Reading Contemporary Senegalese Women’s Writing,” Julie C. Nack Ngue, Univ. of Southern California

4. “Aesthetic Nervousness: A Typology of Disability Representation,” Ato Quayson, Univ. of Toronto

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