766. The (Dis)Embodied Scholar: Access in Theory and Practice
Tuesday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Los Angeles–Miami, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession
Presiding: Rebecca Terese Sanchez, Fordham Univ., Bronx
Speakers: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory Univ.; Stephanie Lynn Kerschbaum, Univ. of Delaware, Newark; Georgina Kleege, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Joan Ostrove, Macalester Coll.
This roundtable will interrogate the role of identity in disability studies. We will explore the relation between postmodernism and minority identity studies, the role of personal narrative in the field, questions of self-disclosure, and issues of access in the academy.
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