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Saturday, 08 January

620. Autism/Text

5:15–6:30 p.m., Atrium I, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Julia Miele Rodas, Bronx Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. “Literary Autism by Literary Autistics: Beyond the Destructive Presumption and Paternalism of Neurotypicals,” Ralph James Savarese, Grinnell Coll.

2. “Reading in Pictures: Re-visioning Autism and Literature through Keiko Tobe’s With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child,” Christofer Craig Foss, Univ. of Mary Washington

3. “Autistic Aloneness and Social Space: Robinson Crusoe and Narrative Architecture,” Julia Miele Rodas

For papers, visit http://dislit.umwblogs.org/ after 1 Jan.

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