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Friday, 07 January

177. Narrating Illness and Disability: Risks and Rewards

8:30–9:45 a.m., Olympic II, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Ann Jurecic, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “Listening, Telling, Suffering, and Carrying On: Reflexive Practice or Health Imperialism?” Rita Charon, Columbia Univ.

2. “Life Narratives in the Risk Society,” Ann Jurecic

3. “Narrating Disability inside and outside the Clinic,” G. Thomas Couser, Hofstra Univ.

Respondent: Priscilla B. Wald, Duke Univ.

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