Representation and Disability
In/Visible Wounds: Representation and Disability
With Cuquis Robledo, John Moses, Jennifer Hawkins, Ashley Eldrod & Marion Quirici
Join us for a public discussion on representations and narratives of disability with Duke scholars, practitioners, and advocates Jennifer Hawkins (Medicine, Philosophy), John Moses (Medicine, Center for Documentary Studies), Cuquis Robledo (Rooted in Rights, Duke Disability Alliance), and Marion L. Quirici (Thompson Writing Program). The discussion will be moderated by Ashley L. Elrod (History).
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics. This event is part of the speaker series In/Visible Wounds, which is designed to accompany and engage with The Unknown Soldier photography exhibit by David Jay, on display at the Fredric Jameson Gallery on Duke’s East Campus from November 7 -17, 2017. The Unknown Soldier is a series of large-scale portraits in black and white documenting young military veterans recovering from wounds upon their return home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Although the photographs chronicle the physical effects of America’s military conflicts, the exhibit focuses more broadly on giving visibility to the wounded among us and creates opportunities for stories of those who have been injured by war and trauma to emerge, to be told, and to be heard. Visit the series website at veterans.dukefsp.org.