631: The Neurodiverse Nineteenth Century

12:00 PM–1:15 PM Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - New Orleans

Session Information


1: Nat Turner’s Intelligence

Benjamin Reiss, Emory U

2: ‘It Was Time That the Tables Were Turned’: Henry David Thoreau’s Naturalist Anti-Ableism

Ittai Orr, Yale U

3: ‘Demur—You’re Straightway Dangerous’: Emily Dickinson’s Crip Theory

Jamie Utphall, Ohio State U, Columbus

4: ‘I Am as Much Myself as You Are Myself’: Neuroqueer Readings of Nineteenth-Century Women Writers’ Representations of Insanity

Jessica Horvath Williams, U of California, Los Angeles


Ralph James Savarese, Grinnell C