Jonathan Hsy on “Crafty Mobilities: Disabled Travel Writing in a Global Middle Ages”
Taylor Hall 203 Auditorium
Jonathan Hsy is Associate Professor of English at George Washington University. His research and teaching span the fields of medieval literature and contemporary cultural studies, and he is especially interested in the intersections of language, race, gender, and disability. Hsy is the author of Antiracist Medievalisms: From “Yellow Peril” to Black Lives Matter (Arc Humanities Press, 2021) and Trading Tongues: Merchants, Multilingualism, and Medieval Literature (Ohio State University Press, 2013), and he is a co-editor of A Cultural History of Disability in the Middle Ages (Bloomsbury, 2020).
This talk is part of his work-in-progress Crip Relations: Life Writing and Disability Justice.
Sponsored by the Department of English, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, and the Women, Feminist, and Queer Studies Program.
Campus community only, please.