Composing Disability 2014 Event Theme:
The second installment of this event series, Composing Disability: Diagnosis, Interrupted, was held in April 2014.
This event offered presentations that took as their focus the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (published in 2013) and examined the fraught relationship between the diagnostic work of the medical industry and the embodied lives of disabled people.
April 3-4, 2014
Ellen Forney, Graphic Artist, Author of Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me
Katie Rose Guest Pryal, Author, Essayist, Law Professor
Karen Nakamura, Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair of Disability Studies
Ann Cvetkovich, Director, Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University
- Joseph P. Fisher, Wade Fletcher, Abby Wilkerson, eds.—The Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (symposium edition titled “Composing Disability”), 13.4 (Springer 2016)
- Jonathan Hsy—“Comment from the Field, Composing Disability: Diagnosis Interrupted, George Washington University,” Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies 8.3 (2014), 361-66.
Kathleen Brian, Theodora Danylevich, Cathy Eisenhower, Joseph P. Fisher, Wade Fletcher, Robert McRuer, Abby Wilkerson