Silent Tears with J. Logan Smilges
The Dresher Center for the Humanities presents a joint event organized by the Disability Studies and Sound Studies Faculty Working Groups:
Silent Tears: Toward a Theory of Bad Crip/Queer Feelings
Join us for a talk with queer and disability studies scholar, J. Logan Smilges.
Snacks will be provided
J. Logan Smilges is an assistant professor of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia. Led by commitments to transfeminism and disability justice, their scholarship and teaching lie at the nexus of queer/trans disability studies, rhetorical studies, and the history of medicine. They are the author of Queer Silence: On Disability and Rhetorical Absence (University of Minnesota Press, 2022) and Crip Negativity (University of Minnesota Press, 2023). Their other writing can be found or is forthcoming in Transgender Studies Quarterly, Disability Studies Quarterly, Women’s Studies Quarterly, College Composition and Communication, Rhetoric Review, and elsewhere.