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Friday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 208, JW Marriott

Disability and Interdependence

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Program arranged by the forum TC Disability Studies. Presiding: Elizabeth Bearden, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

1. “Disforming Cure,” Katherine Schaap Williams, New York Univ., Abu Dhabi

2. “‘The Servant . . . Formed Himself into a Sort of Crutch’: Disability, Dependency, and the Racialized Logic of Prosthesis in Poe and Melville,” Adam Newman, Emory Univ.

3. “An Unfeeling Thing: Redefining a Posthuman Interdependence of Pain,” Rachel Herzl-Betz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

4. “Disgender and the Politics of Care in Anti-Bright-Siding Breast Cancer Narratives,” Megan Lindsay Obourn, Coll. at Brockport, State Univ. of New York

For abstracts, write to ebearden@wisc.edu after 5 Jan.

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