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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

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