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Conference Program, 2022

Marquette University

Thursday, March 3rd
10:15 AM

"Welcoming and Opening Remarks"

Heidi Bostic, Marquette University
Eugenia Afinoguénova, Marquette University
Enaya Othman, Marquette University

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Panel 1: "Intersections of Disability and Literature"

Brittany Pladek, Marquette University
Liam Drislane, Marquette University
Maxwell Gray, Marquette University

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Panel 2: "Gender, Sexuality, and Disability."

Shannon R. Wooden, Missouri State University
Elizabeth Staszak
Alie Kriofske Mainella, Marquette University
Bianca Tocci, Marquette University
Anna Clements, Brandeis University

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Lunch and Reception

Marquette University

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

1:20 PM

Keynote: "Disability Studies: Then and Now."

Lennard Davis, University of Illinois at Chicago

1:20 PM - 2:20 PM

2:20 PM

Coffee Break

Marquette University

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Panel 3: "Disability, Religion, and History."

Alie Kriofske Mainella, Marquette University
Andrew Walker-Cornetta, Georgia State University
Rebecca Rose Farias, Providence College
James Deutsch, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Coffee Break

Marquette University

3:30 PM - 3:40 PM

3:40 PM

Panel 4: "Culture, Society, and Health."

Andrew Walker-Cornetta, Georgia State University
Hunter N. Duncan, Purdue University
Danielle K. Clapham, University of Jamestown
Jamie L. McCartney, Kent State University
Jennifer Shanholtzer, Kent State University
Evan Baughman, University of California, Davis

3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

4:40 PM

Keynote: "Disabling the Difference: Identity and Policy"

Brenda Wesley, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Milwaukee

4:40 PM - 5:40 PM

5:40 PM

Evening Reception

Marquette University

5:40 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, March 4th
10:00 AM

Panel 5: "Disability Discourse, and Regulation."

Giordana Poggiolo-Kaftan, Marquette University
Karen Keddy, Ball State University
Timothy Y. Loh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Adina Faye Karten

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Panel 6: "Disability In History, Religion, and Culture."

Michelle Medeiros, Marquette University
Elena Nosenko-Stein, Russian Academy of Sciences
Justin L. Biggi, The University of Edinburgh
Majd Subih, University of Delaware

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Panel 7: "Concepts, Theory, and Perspectives"

Karen Kaddy, Ball State University
Ally Peabody Smith, University of California, Los Angeles
Craig Rustici, Hofstra University
Evan Wicklund, Red River College

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Panel 8: "Mental Health, Narrative, and Culture."

Stacie Warner, Oklahoma State University
Cassandra Pennings, North Dakota State University--Fargo
Caitlin-Anne Flaws, University of California, Santa Cruz
Unnati Singh, University of Delhi

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM


Marquette University

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Panel 10: "Care Relations in Indian Academia: Reimagining Reasonable Accommodations"

Evan Wicklund, Red River College
Shilpaa Anand, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)
Meghana Rao, Azim Premji University
Hemachandran Karah, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Shubha Ranganathan, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Bindhulakshmi Pattadath, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Panel 9: "Disability, Gender, and Sexuality."

Ally Peabody Smith, University of California, Los Angeles
Muhammed Salem, The American University in Cairo AUC
Alison Leslie, Widener University - Main Campus
Rina B. Pikkel, University of Haifa
C.R. Mitchell, Brunel University London

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM


Marquette University

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Panel 11: "Literature and Disability."

Dinorah Cortes-Velez, Marquette University
Moira Armstrong, Kent State University
Enrica Zaninotto, University of Verona
Gyorgy Kiss, University of Debrecen
Hannah Jayne Helm, University of Salford

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel 12: "Cripping Chronology."

Jamie Utphall, The Ohio State University
Sona Kazemi, The Ohio State University
Liz Miller, The Ohio State University
D'Arcee C. Neal, The Ohio State University

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM


Marquette University

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Panel 13: "Gender, Health, and Bias"

Patsie Frawley, University of Waikato
Maria Rovito, The Pennsylvania State University
Lida Sarafraz, University of Utah
Titus Ganguly, Freie Universitat Berlin
Archi Mukherjee, Jadavpur University
Monica Wellington, Deakin University

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Panel 14: "Disability, Education, and Experience."

Craig Rustici, Hofstra University
Stacie Warner, Oklahoma State University
Madeleine Wells, University of Toronto
Desire Chiwandire, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Olivia DiGiammarino, York University
Molly Joyce, New York University
Sandy Guttman, University of Illinois at Chicago

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM