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572. Illness and Disability Memoir as Embodied Knowledge

Monday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Los Angeles–Miami, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession

Presiding: Rachel Adams, Columbia Univ.

1. "Recoding Silence: Teresa de Cartagena, Medieval Sign Lexicons, and Deaf Life Writing," Jonathan H. Hsy, George Washington Univ.

2. "'Twisted and Deformed': Virginia Woolf, Alison Bechdel, and Crip-Feminist Autobiography," Cynthia Barounis, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

3. "'My Worry Now Accumulates': Sensorial and Emotional Contagion in Autistic Life Writing," Ralph James Savarese, Grinnell Coll.

For papers or abstracts, write to after 1 Jan.


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