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CALS Symposium: "Disability and American Literary Studies"

When Sep 14, 2020
from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Summary: Focused on how environments—social, material, ecological, and speculative—influence scholarly and popular conceptions of disability, this symposium will showcase nationally prominent scholars alongside Penn State faculty who will examine the symposium topic from various vantage points. This forum will explore stories of disability in narrative, text, and literature. All sessions will proceed according to a roundtable format. Panelists include: Please register in advance for the symposium here: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the symposium. For additional information, please contact Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies (