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473. Performing Identity in Late Life

Wednesday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Virginia, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Age Studies

Presiding: Leni Marshall, Univ. of Wisconsin, Menomonie

1. "PerformAge: Figuring Age Performativities," Tine Fristrup, Aarhus Univ.

2. "Melancholic Morphing: Aging Male Protagonists in Recent American Graphic Novels," Adrielle Anna Mitchell, Nazareth Coll. of Rochester

3. "Dis-eased and Dis-membered: A Consideration of Alzheimer's," Susan Hays Bussey, Georgia Gwinnett Coll.

Responding: Valerie B. Lipscomb, Univ. of South Florida


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

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