Lennard J. Davis, professor of English and graduate director of the State University of New York at Binghamton, will discuss identity politics and disability in novel studies at noon Monday, Feb. 21, in the Getty Room on the lower level of Rush Rhees Library at the University of Rochester.
Davis is the author of two works on the novel, Factual Fictions: The Origins of the English Novel and Resisting Novels: Fiction and Ideology, as well as the author of books and articles on disability issues. He was a founding member of the Modern Language Association's Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession, and is an active member of Children of Deaf Adults.
His talk is co-sponsored by the University of Rochester's Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development and the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. Light refreshments will be provided.
For more information, contact Linda Ware at the Warner School on x5-3010.