Event Title

Reading Nancy Mairs and Creating a Personal Intersectional Identity

Presenter Information

Stephanie Brooks

Location

156 Student Union: Endeavor Room A

Start Date

4-11-2015 9:30 AM

End Date

4-11-2015 11:00 AM

Description

Nancy Mairs' writing surfaces in classrooms, medical offices and personal homes. Specifically, "On Being a Cripple" spotlights Mairs' agency and self-identification. After hearing this essay participants can engage in an exercise grounded in Kimberlé Crenshaw's theory of intersectionality.


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Nov 4th, 9:30 AM Nov 4th, 11:00 AM

Reading Nancy Mairs and Creating a Personal Intersectional Identity

156 Student Union: Endeavor Room A

Nancy Mairs' writing surfaces in classrooms, medical offices and personal homes. Specifically, "On Being a Cripple" spotlights Mairs' agency and self-identification. After hearing this essay participants can engage in an exercise grounded in Kimberlé Crenshaw's theory of intersectionality.