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Gawking Gaping Staring: Living in Marked Bodies

2009 February 22
by Kalyn Schofield

The Bryn Mawr activities list serv sent out an e-mail for an event with Eli Clare. This might interest some people so I thought I would post the information.

On Feb 24th at 7:30pm the author Eli Clare is going to be doing a interactive presentation in Dalton 300.

Meet Eli informally at Batten House before the big event – come to
Batten at 5:30 for a home-cooked vegetarian meal and interesting
***Please RSVP to if you’re coming to dinner!

Want to know more about Eli?  Visit his website at:

Information taken from the website:

“White, disabled, and genderqueer, Eli Clare has a B.A. in Women’s Studies, a M.F.A. in Creative Writing, and most importantly a penchant for rabble-rousing. Among other pursuits, he has walked across the United States for peace, coordinated a rape prevention program, and helped organize the first ever Queerness and Disability Conference. He has spoken all over the United States at conferences, community events, and colleges about disability, queer and trans identities, and social justice. Eli is the author of a book of essays Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation (South End Press, 1999) and a collection of poetry The Marrow’s Telling: Words in Motion (Homofactus Press, 2007) and has been published in many periodicals and anthologies.”

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