CFP: Rediscovering Disability & Resisting Ableism at SSAWW (Deadline 2.28.2018)

CFP: Rediscovering Disability & Resisting Ableism
at SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference
How does disability intersect with gender, race, class and/or sexuality in lives and work of women writers? One presentation on this panel will discuss a feminist disability studies reading of mood disorders in Louisa May Alcott’s first published novel Moods (1865). Seeking 2-3 additional proposals for a panel addressing physical, psychiatric, sensory or intellectual disabilities as forgotten or neglected aspects of the work of women writers from any period. Please send a 250-300 word abstract and brief bio to Dr. Karyn Valerius (nuckmv@hofstra.edu) by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
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