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Prometheus Re-bound: Disability, Contingency and the Cultural Aesthetics of Hygiene in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Tue, October 11, 2011 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM • BEN 2.104

Presentation by y Susan Antebi (University of Toronto)

Susan Antebi is Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto. She works in the area of contemporary Latin American cultural production and disability studies, and is the author of Carnal Inscriptions: Spanish American Narratives of Corporeal Difference and Disability (Palgrave-Macmillan, New Concepts in Latinoamerican Studies Series, 2009). She is also co-editor of the volume, Digital Media, Cultural Producion and Speculative Capitalism (Routledge, 2011), and her work has appeared in journals such as Latin American Literary Review, Disability Studies Quarterly, Hispania, and Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture. Her current book projectexplores interfaces between eugenics, disability, and narrative aesthetics in twentieth and twenty-first century Mexico.

Sponsored by: The Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

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