Bodily Functions

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Periods! Poop! Fatness! Sex in all its weird and wonderful and gross forms! Bodies are strange, huh. The strangest thing is that we’ve all got a different one. Three people with bodies talk about the stuff that doesn’t usually get talked about.

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


Health Goths

Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Writing about health and the body can be fraught, but these writers do it and do it well.

Disability

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Disibility is so often silenced in the literary canon. What does it mean to be a writer with disability, or to tell disability stories?

Lost in Translation

Friday, September 30, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

La traduction. 翻訳. La traducció. Translating one word is easy these days, but how do you capture the spirit and voice of a whole text?

Gendering Loneliness

Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In literature, loneliness is so often gendered - from Emily Dickinson to Chris Kraus, to Leslie Jamison. What is the connection between gender, loneliness and literature?