Dr. Michael Berube, Penn State Paterno Family Professor of English, will speak on “Disability Studies and the Future of Humanities” at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 4, in the J. Irving Whalley Chapel on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
The lecture, which is part of the Humanities Colloquia Series, is free of charge and open to the public.
Dr. Berube’s lecture will explain the rationale behind disability studies and elaborate on the field’s implications for humanities. Ranging from Oedipus to the X-Men, the talk will suggest that disability studies offer a profound reinterpretation of the ancient humanist belief that nothing human should be alien to us.
For additional information contact, Dr. David Magill at 269-7144.
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