Saturday, 08 January
5:15–6:30 p.m., Atrium I, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Julia Miele Rodas, Bronx Community Coll., City Univ. of New York
1. “Literary Autism by Literary Autistics: Beyond the Destructive Presumption and Paternalism of Neurotypicals,” Ralph James Savarese, Grinnell Coll.
2. “Reading in Pictures: Re-visioning Autism and Literature through Keiko Tobe’s With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child,” Christofer Craig Foss, Univ. of Mary Washington
3. “Autistic Aloneness and Social Space: Robinson Crusoe and Narrative Architecture,” Julia Miele Rodas
For papers, visit http://dislit.umwblogs.org/ after 1 Jan.