Thursday November 13 1230
Rosemarie Garland Thomson
Professor of Women’s Studies and English, Emory University
Thursday November 13 12:30 to 2:20 Osgoode Hall Law School (IKB) ADR 1014
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DISABILITY GAIN: Advancing Ideas in Disability Studies
Critical Disability Studies Program, York University
Osgoode Hall Law School
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is Professor of Women’s Studies and English at Emory University. Her fields of study are feminist theory, American literature, and disability studies. Her work develops the field of disability studies in the humanities and women’s and gender studies. This year she is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
She is author of Staring: How We Look and Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Literature and Culture; co-editor of Re-Presenting Disability: Museums and the Politics of Display and Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities; and editor of Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. Her current book-in-progress, entitled Habitable Worlds, concerns the logic and design of inclusive public space.
Find out more about Osgoode’s Disability Intensive Program here.