DAY 1: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

8:45-9:15 Registration & Breakfast (JHB 100)
9:15-9:30 Welcome Address: Margeaux Feldman & Lauren Fournier
9:30-11:00 Panel 1: Sick Representations (JHB 100)
Chair: Katie Lawson
1.     Adam Barbu: “Curating the Other AIDS”
2.    Zac Grant: “Sick/Not Sick: Self-creating Trans eating disorder identities and support through
socially-engaged Mad art”
3.    Allison Taylor: “Sick Fatties: Theorizing Fatness and/as Sickness”
4.    Eileen Mary Holowka: “‘The Devil is in the Fractions’: Life Writing and Chronic Pain on Social
Media”
11:00-12:15 Lunch Break (JHB 100)
12:15-2:15 Panel 2: Performance & Embodied Art Practices (JHB 100)
Chair: Jessica Thorpe
1.    lo bil: “Moving Weirdly: “Performance Methods for Researching Trauma”
2.   Eliza Chandler, Kim Collins, Esther Ignagni, Deirdre Logue, and Allyson Mitchell: “Deathnastics:
Feminist Crip World Making”
3.   Megan Johnson: “The performative temporalities of sickness”
4.   Jacqueline Mabey: “Precariat Jet Set”
2:15-2:30 Coffee Break (JHB 100)
2:30-4:30 Workshops
1. “Writing the Body in Pain” with Nisa Malli (JHB 100)
2. “Bacteria, Borders, and Sickness: On Decolonial Microbiomes” with Sha Sambong (JHB 719)
4:30-6:30 Break
6:30-8:30 Art Exhibit (Principal Hall, 1 Spadina Crescent, Daniels Building, U of T)


DAY 2: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

9:00-9:30 Breakfast (JHB 100)
9:30-11:00
Panel 3: Sick Pleasures/Sick Futures (JHB 100)
Chair: Michelle Owen
1. Esther Harvey: “Prophetic Interjections: A Poetic Essay on the Spiritual, Sexual, and Psychic
Nature of Insanity”
2.   Clementine Morrigan: “Fucking Crazy: On Complex Trauma, Surviving Sexual Violence, and
Living My Best Slut Life”
3.   Evelyn Ricky: “facefucking in urgent care: towards a transmissible poetics”
4.   Renee Dumaresque: “Queering Chronic Vulvar Pain: Erotic Potentialities Cited in Suffering”
11:00-11:15
Break (JHB 100)
11:15-12:45
Panel 4: Matters of Care (JHB 100)
Chair: Julie Moreau
1.    Kristen Zimmer: “Story Against Policy”
2.   Taraneh Fazeli: “Labour of Love: To curate is to care”
3.   Jessica Watkin: “Crip Meditations on Care: Representation and Performance of Complex
Disability Care Politics”
4.   Claire AH: “Beyond Burden: Love, Sexuality, and Disability”
12:45-2:00
Lunch Break (JHB 100)
2:00-4:00
Workshops
“Moving Beyond the Bedroom: Consent and Disability” with Shay Erlich and Jen Roy (JHB 719)
“Calling in Sick” with Taraneh Fazeli (JHB 100)
4:30-6:00
Keynote: Johanna Hedva
6:30-8:30
Closing Reception