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Sunday, 27 December

76. (Auto)Biography and Disability

7:00–8:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Disability Studies

Presiding: Susannah B. Mintz, Skidmore Coll.

1. “Losing Face: Lucy Grealy, Ann Patchett, and a Literary Afterlife,” Ann R. Keefer, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

Speaker's Annotation:
Fifteen minutes, plan for 8-9 page paper

2. “‘A Chronic Narrative with a Behavior Problem’: Race and Disability in Sekou Sundiata’s Blessing the Boats,” Nisha Kunte, Univ. of Southern California

3. “Disenabling Fame: Rock ’n’ Recovery Autobiographies and Disability Narrative,” Oliver M. B. Lovesey, Univ. of British Columbia, Okanagan

4. “Disputed Authority: Conflicting Knowledge Claims around Psychiatric Disabilities,” Michelle Jarman, Univ. of Wyoming

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