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Thursday, 06 January

111. Twenty-First-Century Performance, Theater, Film, and Disability

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

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession

Presiding: Joshua Benjamin Lukin, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

1. “Exhibiting Madness: The Pedagogies and Performance of Charcot’s Hysteric ‘Patients’ and Bobby Baker,” Jennifer Eisenhauer, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. “Playing Disabled: Avatars, Cripples, and the Politics of Identity,” Lennard J. Davis, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. “Somatics, Performance, and Disability Aesthetics,” Petra Kuppers, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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