Wednesday, 28 December
233. Black Disability Studies
1:45–3:00 p.m., Maryland Suite A, Marriott
Program arranged by the Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession
Presiding: Robert McRuer, George Washington Univ.
1. “‘An Almost Perfect Imitation That Seemed Alive . . .’: Seeing Prosthetics, Disabling Blackness in Invisible Man,” Eden Koren Osucha, Duke Univ.
2. “Gwendolyn Brooks, World War II, and the Politics of Rehabilitation,” Jennifer C. James, George Washington Univ.
3. “Black Depression: The Politics of Despair in African American Autopathographies,” Anna Mollow, Univ. of California, Berkeley