Embodiment at the Margins: Theorizing Bodies and/as Subjectivity in Literature and the Arts
to be held July 6-9 2017 at ACLA in Utrecht, Netherlands
Co Chairs: Lisa DeTora, Hofstra University
Stephanie Hilger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Katelyn Dykstra Dykerman, University of Manitoba
What makes a subject? What imbues bodies with meaning? What makes them matter? And how does this matter become (and remain) intelligible in social discourse? How can we discuss abject, unthinkable, unliveable bodies that exist outside available discourses?