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Hilary Malatino - Author Meets Critics

Hilary Malatino explores how and why intersexuality became an anomalous embodiment requiring correction and how contesting this pathologization can promote medical reform and human rights for intersex and trans persons. Click here for more information
by Betsy VanNoy Oct 23, 2019
When Oct 24, 2019
from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Where 110 Henderson
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AUTHOR MEETS CRITICS 
(University of Nebraska Press, 2019) 
by Hilary Malatino
 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Henderson 110, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Merging critical theory, autobiography, and sexological archival research, Queer Embodiment provides insight into what it means, and has meant, to have a legible body in the West. Hilary Malatino explores how and why intersexuality became an anomalous embodiment requiring correction and how contesting this pathologization can promote medical reform and human rights for intersex and trans persons. The panelists who will discuss this important new book include:

  • Author: Hilary Malatino, Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State
  • Critic: Amanda Swarr, Associate Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington
  • Critic: Tim Johnston, Director of National Projects at SAGE|Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders
After the event will be a book signing and reception from 5:00 to 6:00pm.
Sponsors for this event are the Rock Ethics Institute, Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, College of Health and Human Development, and Bioethics Program