Lisa Johnson delivered opening keynote lecture at the Composing Disability Symposium

November 7, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Lisa Johnson gave the opening keynote lecture on Nov. 3, 2011 at the Composing Disability Symposium at George Washington University in Washington, DC.  The talk was titled “She Do the Personality Disorder in Different Voices.”

She presented a paper on representations of Borderline Personality Disorder in the film, “Black Swan,” from the perspective of feminist disability studies on a panel she organized, titled “Crip Theory and/as Feminist Methodology” at the National Women’s Studies Conference in Atlanta, Ga.  Johnson is director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, and associate professor in the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Women’s Studies.