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Last revised: 30 Jan 2002

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Not all of the presentations are available here. More may be forthcoming.

Opening Panel:
Vicky D'aoust

Raymond Luczak

Disability, Queerness, and Political Performance
Robert McRuer's paper "Cripping the (Queer) Nation" is an excerpt from his introductory essay in Desiring Disability: Queer Theory Meets Disability Studies, a special double issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. Edited by McRuer and Abby L. Wilkerson, it will be published in November or December 2002 as Volume 9, Numbers 1-2. Information on subscriptions and purchasing individual issues can be found through the Duke Press website.
Contact the author at: rmcruer@gwu.edu

All-Girl Action: Crip Queer Women in Performance
Julia Trahan's web site
Terry Galloway - "Deaf as a Post/Tough as Nails"

Legal Perspectives:
Carolyn Tyjewski - Legal Confusions: Hybridity and the Politics of Identity

The Politics and Experience of Coming Out:
David Connor - The Disability Closet: Teachers with Learning Disabilities Evaluate the Risks and Benefits of “Coming Out.”

Theorizing Queer Disabled/Deaf Experience:
John B. Kelly - "Your Sexuality, Your Body, Get Over It!: The Liberatory Ethic of Queer and Disability Theory."

Exploring QD Sexualities:
Raymond J. Aguilera - "Ethical Slut, Devotee, and/or Monogamously Coupled: Exploring Sexuality, Sexual Behavior, and Attitudes"
Julia Trahan - ("Pure Pleasure") - Trahan's web site

CROSSROADS & BORDERLANDS: Narratives of Intersecting Oppressions:
Chris Bell - "To Act Is to Be Committed"

(In)Visibility, Recognition, and Marginalization: Queers with Non-apparent Disabilities:
Cal Montgomery - Tangled in the Invisibility Cloak
Peggy Munson - The Invisible Panelist

Writers Read Their Work I: Poetry and Memoir:
Judith Grant - "Trauma and Separation"

Writers Read Their Work II: Poetry, Fiction, and Erotica:
Leah Gardner - Poetry

Raymond J. Aguilera - "The Boy I Used to Be"

Sunday Night Performances:
Julia Trahan's web site
Terry Galloway - "Out All Night and Lost My Shoes"

Closing Plenary:
Closing Panel
Eli Clare - Sex, Celebration, and Justice: A Keynote for QD2002


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