Event Title

The Raped Bodymind: Reading Disability and Sexual Trauma

Presenter Information

Molly Keran, University of Michigan

Location

Discovery Room A

Start Date

23-9-2017 2:00 PM

End Date

23-9-2017 3:30 PM

Description

What does disability studies say to survivors of sexual abuse? Are survivors disabled? And how might crip readings of representations of sexual violence? I explore the connections between disability studies, trauma theory, and feminist criticism in order to theorize the interdisciplinary epistemological value of narratives of sexual violence.


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Sep 23rd, 2:00 PM Sep 23rd, 3:30 PM

The Raped Bodymind: Reading Disability and Sexual Trauma

Discovery Room A

What does disability studies say to survivors of sexual abuse? Are survivors disabled? And how might crip readings of representations of sexual violence? I explore the connections between disability studies, trauma theory, and feminist criticism in order to theorize the interdisciplinary epistemological value of narratives of sexual violence.