Humanities Institute

Health & Humanities Research Seminar with Dr. Alison Kafer on "After Crip, Crip Afters"

Mon, April 1, 2019 | University of Texas Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dr. Alison Kafer
Dr. Alison Kafer

This Spring the Humanities Institute continues to host a series of monthly Health & Humanities Research Seminars in partnership with Dell Medical School. A follow-up to the Spring 2018 Pop-Up Institute, the seminars are intended to engage scholars and practitioners across the health and humanities disciplines in research-oriented dialogue. 

On April 1st, Alison Kafer, PhD, a Disabilities Studies scholar presented at the University of Texas Club. Dr. Kafer is Associate Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies at UT Austin and her presentation was titled "After Crip, Crip Afters: Ambivalence and Temporality in the Work of Disability Artists."

About the Speaker:
Alison Kafer is Associate Professor of feminist studies, and is the author of Feminist, Queer, Crip (Indiana, 2013). Her work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including Disability Studies Quarterly, Feminist Disability Studies, the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, Sex and Disability, and South Atlantic Quarterly. She received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Women’s Studies and Religion from Claremont Graduate University and B.A. from Wake Forest University.

Seating for each seminar is limited and available by advance reservation. You can RSVP HERE to request a seat. Questions may be emailed to HI Associate Director and seminar organizer Phillip Barrish at pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu.

Sponsored by: The Humanities Institute, Dell Medical School and the College of Liberal Arts

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