Disability Culture Pedagogy: A seminar with Professor Petra Kuppers (Michigan)

28 March, 2014
1 - 2:30pm

Petra Kuppers is a disability culture activist, a community performance artist, and Professor of English, Women’s Studies, Art and Design and Theatre at the University of Michigan. Her books include Disability and Contemporary Performance: Bodies on Edge(Routledge, 2003), The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performance and Contemporary Art(Minnesota, 2007), Community Performance: An Introduction (Routledge, 2007) andDisability Culture and Community Performance: Find a Strange and Twisted Shape(Palgrave, 2011). She leads The Olimpias, a performance research collective.

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‘Disability Conversations’ is a new initiative of scholars in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney. ‘Disability Conversations’ is an experiment to provide a space for new ways of conceiving, thinking about, enacting, experiencing, researching, teaching, writing about, and collaborating around disability. For more information, contact Professor Gerard Goggin.

Location: Seminar Room (S226), Level 2, Woolley Building (A20), Department of Media and Communications, University of Sydney, Camp

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