A bonus reading for this Winter term -- Robert Paul Weston, a YA author whose novel Dust City has been described as "Chinatown via the Brothers Grimm", while Zorgamazoo "is about saving the universe from boredom. And it rhymes -- all 280 pages worth".
Julia McCarthy is originally from Toronto. She spent ten years living in the United States, most notably Alaska and Georgia. She has also lived in Norway and spent significant time in South Africa. She has recently published Return from Erebus with Brick Books; it is the recipient of the Canadian Authors Association Award for poetry.
Please join us at the Critical Media Lab for an artist talk and opening reception of our new exhibition Research Routines
The Department of English at the University of Waterloo presents:
Disabling Failure: Sex, Embodiment, and Crip Critique
Professor of English at George Washington University and author of Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability (2006) whose present work considers the present-day political economies of disability and the role of disabled movements in countering hegemonic forms of globalization.