Black Disability Politics with Sami Schalk

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Join the DSO in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities! Black Disability Politics: Exploring the intersection of disability and race with Sami Schalk Learn more Interpreters and captioning will be available for this event

Join the Disability Services Office in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities for a keynote address about Black Disability Politics, exploring the intersection of disability and race. 

Dr. Sami Schalk (she/her) is an associate professor of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race and Gender in Black Women's Speculative Fiction (Duke 2018) and Black Disability Politics (Duke 2022). Dr. Schalk’s academic work focuses on race, disability, and gender in contemporary American literature and culture. She also writes for mainstream outlets, including a monthly column called “Pleasure Practices” in TONE Madison. Dr. Schalk identifies as a fat, Black, queer, disabled femme and a pleasure activist.

Kelly Kamish
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When and Where
December 01, 2023
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Room/Location: 1300/1310

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