Monday, February 13, 2006

"Gaping, Gawking, Staring"

What: "Gaping, Gawking, Staring. Living in Marked Bodies"

Disabled people, trans people, fat people, and people of color all know what it's like to be stared at. Through words and images, Eli Clare will explore the internal experiences of living in marked bodies and the external meanings of oppression and bodily difference.

When: Thursday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.

Where: UMass, Amherst, The Campus Center, Room 101

Eli Clare is the author of Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation (South End Press 1999).