February 9, 2023
MILO OBOURN, SUNY Brockport
"What's so Funny about Trans Justice?
A Critique of Transgenderism in Mixed Affective Registers"
Dr. MILO OBOURN, Chair of Women & Gender Studies, Professor of English, and Director of Disability Studies Minor at SUNY Brockport, teaches courses in American literatures, intersectional oppression analysis and social justice, gender and sexuality studies, and disability studies. They are the author of Reconstituting Americans: Liberal Multiculturalism and Identity Difference in Post-1960s US Literature (2011) and Disabled Futures: A Framework for Radical Inclusion (2020), and co-editor of the “Disability and Sex Work” special issue of Disability Studies Quarterly. Their work has appeared in MELUS; American Literature; Twentieth-Century Literature; Genders; Contemporary Literature; and Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Society.
A half-hour Meet & Greet opportunity will follow the talk.
The event is organized by the College of Liberal Arts Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program in collaboration with the Department of Criminal Justice, the Department of English, AdvanceRIT, the Title IX Office, the Q Center, Campus Life - Women and Gender, and students in WGST-300 (Feminist Leadership, Gender Equity and Empowerment), taught by Dr. Jennifer Kamish.
When and Where
Open to the Public