Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC
Rhetorics of Disability Disclosure in Life Writing
Program arranged by the forum RCWS History and Theory of Rhetoric. Presiding: Stephanie Lynn Kerschbaum, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
1. “The Rhetoric of the DSM,” G. Thomas Couser, Hofstra Univ.
2. “Dis-closure and Its Discontents,” Shannon Walters, Temple Univ., Philadelphia
3. “The Logic of Locura: How Chicanas (Dis)Claim Mental Disability,” Casie Cobos, Houston, TX
4. “Autpocalypse Now: Disclosing Autism, Disclosing Disabled Futures,” Melanie Yergeau, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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