Disability Studies Lecture: Robert McRuer on “Queer/Crip Displacements: Disability, Austerity, and Resistance”

From Margot Weiss:

Join us for the first annual Disability Studies lecture! Robert McRuer will present from his book-in-progress, “Cripping Austerity,” which explores disability and sexuality in the context of contemporary political economies.

Robert McRuer, Professor of English, George Washington University, works at the intersection of queer and crip cultural studies. His books include Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability, The Queer Renaissance: Contemporary American Literature and the Reinvention of Lesbian and Gay Identities, and the co-edited volume Sex and Disability.

Contact Margot Weiss (mdweiss[at]wesleyan[dot]edu) for more information on the lecture.

Date: October 2, 2014
Time: 4:30-6 PM
Place: Allbritton 311