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Presentation: “Femininity by Any Other Name: Hysteria, Witchcraft, and Chronic Illness”

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In my capacity as Visiting Scholar of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, I presented my work-in-progress on Fri. January 13, 2017, a packed room of scholars and professors. My work, “Femininity By Any Other Name: Hysteria, Witchcraft, and Chronic Illness,” gave a brief overview of the over-three-thousand-year history of pathologizing…

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Steel City Shakespeare Center presents Pride & Prejudice

Why An All-Young-Women Cast of Pride & Prejudice is Important

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This piece is part of my Artist Residency in Motherhood, in which I embrace how the stuff of parenting uniquely shapes my art. N.B. The cast, adapter, and stage manager of Steel City Shakespeare Center’s Pride & Prejudice are six white-passing cis-passing women in our 20s. Additionally, I am a disabled mother. I specify these identity markers…

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