TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in room 540 of Lattimore Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, whose scholarly and professional activities have been devoted to developing the field of disability studies in the humanities, will speak on the visual rhetoric of disability in popular photography at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in room 540 of Lattimore Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
Garland-Thomson, graduate associate professor of English at Howard University in Washington, D.C., is the author of Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Literature and Culture. Her essays on disability in literature and culture have appeared in many journals. Last summer, she co-directed the first National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for Disability Studies in the Humanities.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry's Division of Medical Humanities, and the Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development.
Light refreshments will be available. For more information, call (585) 275-3010.