The Rudin Lecture 2021 (Via Zoom)
Where: Marymount Manhattan College
221 E. 71st St.
212-517-0430 Price: Free
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Meet the 2021 Rudin Lecture speakers and moderator.
|Alice Sheppard is the Artistic Director of Kinetic Light, a project-based ensemble, working at the intersections of disability, dance, design, identity, and technology to create transformative art and advance the intersectional disability arts movement. A USA Artist, Creative Capital grantee and Bessie Award winner, Alice creates movement that engages intersectional disability arts, culture, and history, challenging conventional understandings of disabled and dancing bodies.
Learn more at https://kineticlight.org/
|Simi Linton is an author, filmmaker, and arts consultant. Her writings include Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity, My Body Politic, and “Cultural Territories of Disability” published by Dance/NYC. Linton’s organization, Disability/Arts Consultancy, serves cultural institutions throughout New York City and works to shape the presentation of disability in the arts.
Learn more at https://www.similinton.com/
|Therí A. Pickens, a professor of English at Bates College, received her PhD in Comparative Literature from UCLA (2010). Her research focuses on Arab American and African American literatures and cultures, Disability Studies, philosophy, and literary theory. She is the author of two books: New Body Politics and Black Madness :: Mad Blackness.
Learn more at www.tpickens.org.
ASL interpretation and live CART captioning will be available for this event. If you have any questions or access requests, please let us know in the special instructions area of the RSVP.