Teaching Fat Studies & Disability Studies

Monthly faculty development seminar at CSB/SJU

Session 4: Intergroup Dialogue

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Watch a video of the workshop here

Fat Studies & Fat Justice

Braziel, J. E., & LeBesco, K. (Eds.). (2001). Bodies out of bounds : Fatness and transgression. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Harding, K. and Kirby, M. (2009). Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with your Body. Tarcher Perigree.
LeBesco, Kathleen. (2004). Revolting Bodies? The Struggle to Redefine Fat Identity. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.
Rothblum Esther & Sondra, Eds. (2009), The Fat Studies Reader. New York: NYU Press.
Scritchfield, Rebecca, Body Kindness Podcast: https://www.bodykindnessbook.com/podcast/
Strings, Sabrina. (2019). Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia. New York: NYU Press.
Taylor, Sonya Renee. (2018). The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self Love. Oakland: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Taylor, Sonya Renee, The Body is Not an Apology magazine & community: https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/
Wann, Marilyn. (1998). Fat!So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press.

Disability Studies & Disability Justice

Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 3rd ed. (2016). Adams, Bell, Goodman & Joshi, Eds. Ableism chapter.
Autistic Self-Advocacy Network: https://autisticadvocacy.org/, and their critique of the other largest autism-related organization, Autism Speaks: https://autisticadvocacy.org/tag/autism-speaks/
Brown, Lydia X.Z., Autistic Hoya blog: https://www.autistichoya.com/
Clare, Eli. (2017). Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Durham: Duke University Press.
Clare, Eli. (1999, 2009). Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness and Liberation. Durham: Duke University Press.
Erevelles, N. & Minear, A. (2010). Unspeakable offenses: untangling race and disability in discourses of intersectionality. Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, 4(2), 127-145.
Kafer, Alison. (2013). Feminist, Queer, Crip. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Mingus, Mia, Leaving Evidence blog: https://leavingevidence.wordpress.com/
Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi. (2018). Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
Samuels, Ellen. (2014). Fantasies of Identification: Disability, Gender, Race. New York: NYU Press.
Schalk, Sami. (2018). Bodyminds Reimagined: Disability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction. Durham: Duke University Press.
Sins Invalid. (2019). Skin, Tooth, and Bone: The Basis of Movement is Our People (2nd ed.). [Digital version]. Retrieved from sinsinvalid.org. This is the second edition of the disability justice (DJ) reader that formalized DJ as a framework and movement.