Karen Nakamura: 'Disability Studies as White Disability Studies / Disability Studies as Intersectional Disability Studies'


LOCATION 



UC Berkeley Women's Faculty Club Lounge



DATE 



February 16, 2018



TIME 



12:00pm-1:30pm




Karen Nakamura, a cultural and visual anthropologist at UC Berkeley, will give a lecture on "Disability Studies as White Disability Studies / Disability Studies as Intersectional Disability Studies."



Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

February 16th, 2018

UC Berkeley Women's Faculty Club, Lounge



This talk is part of the Research to Impact series.



About the speaker: Karen Nakamura is a cultural and visual anthropologist at the University of California Berkeley. Her first book was titled Deaf in Japan: Signing and the Politics of Identity (2006). Her next project resulted in two ethnographic films and a monograph titled, A Disability of the Soul: An Ethnography of Schizophrenia and Mental Illness in Contemporary Japan (2014). She is currently working on the intersections of transsexuality and disability politics in postwar Japan.

Her research interests are​ ​disability studies, minority social movements and identity politics, civil society, gender and sexuality, sociocultural anthropology, and visual culture.