Thursday, 06 January
74. Queerness and Disability
1:45–3:00 p.m., Atrium I, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Women’s Studies in Language and Literature
Presiding: Jennifer DeVere Brody, Duke Univ.
1. “Disability and Dirt: Queering Reason in the Works of Gloria Anzaldúa and Nancy Mairs,” Suzanne M. Bost, Loyola Univ., Chicago
2. “Writing the Heat and outside Lines: Disability, Queerness, and the Shape of Writing in Eli Clare’s and Audre Lorde’s Biomythographies,” Ruth Osorio, San Francisco State Univ.
3. “Queering through Cripping: Butler and Butler,” Megan Lindsay Obourn, State Univ. of New York, Brockport
4. “Ugly Sex: How Queerness and Perversion Lead to a Rebirth in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man,” Alvin Henry, Univ. of California, Berkeley
For abstracts, visit http://ameliamontes.com/Appearances.htm.